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Can you please send me the directions to change the light bulb in my Kitchenaid Microwave Oven model # kemc308kss01?

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    Can you please send me the directions to change the light bulb in my Kitchenaid Microwave Oven model # kemc308kss01? The first response I received was how to change the oven bulb not the microwave bulb.

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Hi, just follow the instruction below...

1. Essentially, open the oven door and remove the plastic vent strip between oven and microwave (4 screws). There will be 2 screws under that which secure the microwave unit to the frame. Remove those...

2. Open the microwave door and remove the plastic vent shield at the top (3 screws). At that point, the microwave unit will slide out from the frame as describe above. The light is to the rear of the large silver pad (I removed mine to facilitate reaching the light). If you look at the parts diagrams online, it will be obvious what to look for. I have the light out and sure enough, OSRAM 64405S....
Took me maybe 5 minutes to remove...

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1. Disconnect power.
2. Remove glass light cover by grasping the front edge and
pulling away from oven.
3. Remove bulb from socket.
4. Replace bulb, replace bulb cover by snapping back into wall.

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1. Disconnect power.
2. Remove glass light cover by grasping the front edge and
pulling away from oven.
3. Remove bulb from socket.
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