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The light does not work in the microwave of a built in GE oven/microwave combo, model JKP61G001BG. Where is the bulb and how do I get to it

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Two VERY important things... first, turn off the breaker or unplug (power) to the unit, and second, do NOT touch the bulb with your bare hands (use thin gloves or rubber gloves), you don't want to get any thing on the bulb, like grease. To remove the bulb, there should be a grill on top of the microwave, take that off and there should be a metal panel above the bulb inside, remove that and you should be able to reach the bulb now. Make sure you pay attention to how the bulb is positioned and install the new bulb the same way. Please contact me if you need any more help.

Posted on Mar 24, 2008

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