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Light is out

I need to know how to replace this light...
how do you get to it?

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If the owner's manual does not address it, then it is probably not meant to be replaced by a non-professional.

If it is not accessable by a panel hidden by the vent grille, then the oven will have to come down out of the wall so you can remove the outer wrapper.

Posted on Nov 05, 2007


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you will need to unscrew the outer casing. noproblum there is nothing but reguler insalation in side and a area where the bulb is. replase it you can buy them at any hardware store,

if is a under cabinet there my be a axes door if not will need to take down,

hope this helps.

p.s. 1st time i that there was all kinds of things in side but not

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