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I have a Ge jvm1790sk and while the microwave is running there is no internal light how do I replace it?

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Unplug unit before entering.

The light bulb is behind the air vent at the center top of the microwave. Remove two screws at the very top front of the microwave and pull the vent cover forward at the top. Sliding left is sometimes necessary to release the bottom tabs of the vent cover. The light fixture will be behind this cover.

Good Luck. Reverse the above process to reassemble.

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