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Changing the lamp in microwave of GE model pt970srss

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If it is at all like a plain microwave oven, you will have to remove the screw for the cover to access the insides and likely will find that the light is not a simple screw-in bulb but a sealed package with a spare of spade terminals on top. It may be held in by one or more screws.
It is possible that this could be like a new conventional oven where you have to remove a light cover inside the cavity to access the bulb and change it

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SOURCE: GE Advantium SCA 1001HS

Should be able to get to the lamp by removing the grill.

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SOURCE: GE microwave interior light bulb replacement.

Your post has two distinct model numbers shown, so it's hard to be precise, but I'll try my best.

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

I have a diagram at my site which helps you find & replace many GE cooktop and cavity light bulbs. Other models are similar. It's at
http://207.234.249.73/mwd/ge_lamp_replacement.jpg

Always unplug a microwave before removing or installing any bulbs!

If it's an over the range type, remove the vent grille across the top and see if bulbs can be accessed there.

There may be a panel on the bottom covering the light(s), too.

If not, chances are you'll have to remove it from the wall, then remove the outer cover.

Many models use halogen lamps. You must not touch the new one with your bare skin, as the oils will shorten the bulb life.

If yours is an Advantium type, the following instructable should help: http://www.instructables.com/id/SZFF4WSF44XYT8X/?comments=all

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

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SOURCE: how to change the bulb in a jes1288sh02 ge microwave oven

You'll need to remove the outer cover (wrapper) to get to the bulb.

Always unplug a microwave before removing or installing any bulbs.

See these links before proceeding:
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/safety.txt
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/disassembly.txt

The screws you need to remove should be pretty obvious, but a special driver (such as a T20H type or GTXH20-100) may be needed.

Be sure to put all the screws back in the right holes, since some may be special grounding screws.

You can find an exploded view showing the the lamp assembly (location refer# 280) here.

You can order the lamp assembly by entering your full model number here. It is part # WB36X951.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.


Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Light bult in a Microwave oven is burned out.

There should be a panel covering the bulb iside the cookspace with a screw holding it on. Remove screw, cover then bulb.

Posted on Oct 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Where is the light that is inside the GE Spacemaker microwave?

with cord unplugged you can remove the main control panel and access to it

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