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I exploded an egg cooker in my Jenn air microwave M167 and top plastic cover cracked. I can see part of a round disc like thing that broke off. The microwwave still works, but is slower and seems to h

If I need to replace, how do I get it out of the builtin cabinet? It's above my built in oven. I exploded an egg cooker in my Jenn air microwave M167 and top plastic cover cracked. I can see part of a round disc like thing that broke off. The microwwave still works, but is slower and seems to heat unevenly. Is it worth repairing?

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You have to evaluate cost to repair vs. replacement.

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SOURCE: Broken Handle on Jenn-Air Model M406 Under Cabninet Microwave

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

Normally you have to separate the door panels (as shown in the attached photo) and then you'll see the previously hidden screws you need to remove.

Or you can watch a YouTube video (not a video I made) that demonstrates how it's done.

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

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SOURCE: plastic melted inside oven, dripping from ceiling Kenmore 721

The round peice in top of unit is a cover for the stirrer wich moves waves around for even cooking. The reason for it melting is almost certainly there is not enough paint in cavity and waves are shorting out to metal.CALL the manufacturer and depending on age of unit they may replace it free

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It sounds like the magnetron may have either failed or is not being supplied with the extremely high voltage required to run it.
Make sure the !!!!capacitor is discharged!!!!! before attempting any sort of repair.
Check the door interlock switches first then the high voltage diode with either an AVO model 8 on high resistance range for short circuit, the capacitor can fail and go short circuit, the feed fuse on the primary of the high voltage transformer and then finally, the magnetron is best checked by substitution.
Hope that helps.

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SOURCE: Jenn Air Microwave M167 Replacement Oven

I would expect it to be connected to the same electrical circuit as your convection oven so if there are no breakers that have tripped in your electric panel and the convection oven still works then their are 2 options.

1) The Microwave is connected via a Fused Spur (or possibly a Plug direct into a Socket) and Fuse has blown. This could be located somewhere behind the Microwave or in a cupboard to the side or above.

2) The Internal Fuse on the Microwave has blown possibly due to a power surge or an internal component that's failed.

First thing to do would be to check for the Fused Spur or Socket located somewhere around the Microwave. If you can't find one then you would need to remove the Microwave and see where/how it's power supply is connected.

If you could look at this and then let me know your findings we can take the investigation from their.

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