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Broken bulb The bulb on our MH21155 XP went out. We have tried to change it, but the bulb broke. So the base of the bulb is stuck in the microwave and we can not get it to budge! We have tried pliers, we have tried tweezers, we have tried the potato, we have used wd-40 and the remainders of the bulb will not move. Help!

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  • pj2005 Jan 15, 2008

    Whoops! The model number is MH2155 XP. That extra number can make all the difference.

    Thanks again for any assistance.

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Hi, can you verify your exact model number please?

    MH21155 XP seems like one too many digits.

    I'm happy to help.

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Just a note to add, it may seem obvious, but make sure you pull the power cord out before using metal needle nose pliers to turn and remove the base of the light bulb.

Posted on Feb 13, 2008

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From what others have said, it will come out, but you have to use some strong good needle nose pliers to turn the base in the socket.

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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