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I have model no. MMV1153BAB and my coupler(pn

I have model no. MMV1153BAB and my coupler(pn 1148393) sits to low for my cooking tray(pn 1150162). The motor is mounted in proper position and the wheeled ring is the factory piece. Does the tooth on the couplers shaft go to the part I am missing (a bushing/spacer) ? Can you give me a part # ?

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The exploded view diagram shows just the motor, coupler, roller, and glass tray.

Unless you were given the wrong parts, I'd say the motor may not be mounted up in the proper position.
You can find links to helpful exploded view diagrams and part ordering help here.

I recommend that you bookmark that link to your favorites.This one is made by Samsung for Maytag / Whirlpool. Here are the Samsung part numbers from the exploded view / parts list and the Samsung parts are cheaper than the Maytag numbers, and you can order them here.

REF PART # DESC
24 DE31−10104D Motor, Turntable
25 DE67−00180A Coupler, Glider
26 DE97−00192C Guide, Tray
27 DE74−20015G Tray, Cooking

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My turntable has stopped turning - can anyone help please


The turntable is driven by a motor under the bottom of the cooking cavity. A plastic coupling that slides over the motor shaft, and that's what turns the turntable. In some ovens the coupling is a separate small piece that the glass tray sits on. Other models use a large wheeled plastic ring that rotates the tray.

The usual reason the turntable stops is that the coupling breaks or wears out. The motor shaft is D-shaped, and sometimes the plastic coupling cracks so it doesn't grip properly. Or the plastic wears so that the opening gets rounded and won't grip the shaft. Then even though the motor is running, the coupler doesn't turn. You can usually lift the coupling off the shaft to check it. In some ovens the coupler can only be removed by taking out the turntable motor, but that's not common.

A second possibility is that the turntable motor has failed. In most ovens there is an access panel on the bottom that comes off to get at the motor. You can check the motor with an ohmmeter across its terminals to see if it's good. (Usually I advise against trying to repair a microwave yourself, but replacing a turntable motor usually doesn't involve removing the cover. It's not a dangerous repair.)

If the motor checks OK (not showing infinite or very high resistance with an ohmmeter), you can check for power at the motor when the oven is running. This is a little more difficult because it means there will be AC line voltage present, so caution is needed. If there isn't power, it means there's some electrical problem to be solved, like a bad connection or trouble on the control circuit board.

The coupler and motor are both replaceable, although not always easy to find. Sears parts and Encompass are U.S. sources for many brand parts. You can also search online or check with appliance servicers in your area. If the problem turns out to be electrical, you should leave the servicing to a professional. Internal repairs involve hazardous voltages and possible microwave leakage if done improperly.

Depending on what you find is wrong and the cost of the parts (and labor, if you aren't able to fix it yourself), it may be more economical to replace the oven. For a basic counter-top model, it may not cost much more just to buy new, and you'd have a warranty. In the meantime, you can still use the oven, but you'll need to stop the cooking and turn the food occasionally to get even cooking.

Good luck, happy cooking, and thanks for using Fixya! If this has been helpful, please take a moment to leave a thoughtful rating.

Oct 27, 2010 | Microwave Ovens

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Turntable stopped working. Food doesn't cook properly.


If the oven is still heating, but the carousel isn't turning, this problem is commonly attributed to a turntable motor that has worn out and may need to be replaced. The motor is attached to the center plastic piece (called a turntable shaft, turntable ring or coupler) under the middle of the glass tray. The following link explains how to access and replace the motor:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3555716-replacing_a_turntable_motor_on_a_microwa

This is a very simple repair, that usually is not expensive. The price range will be determined by the model and manufacturer. This repair can also be performed on an over the range model microwave oven WITHOUT uninstalling it.

You can refer to any of the following websites for comparison:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

The first three sites listed have helpful exploded view diagrams to assist you with locating and properly identifying the part(s) you may need.

The average price for a motor is about $35 to $45. The coupler is less than $10. If you have any questions, please post back with your complete MODEL NUMBER and let me know. I hope this helps you.

Jul 24, 2010 | Microwave Ovens

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Turn table does not turn The GE Microwave oven woprks very well however the turn table does not turn any more. It is supposed to rptate as it cooks.


The turntable system typically consists of the motor, the coupler, the turntable support with rollers, and the tray.

Here is a video of how a turntable motor should sound when you rotate it by hand.

If yours is not set to be off via the control panel, and it won't rotate or it sounds like it's grinding, etc., you may have a bad motor or plastic coupler.

To replace either, you need to unplug power, then remove the bottom cover of the oven.

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

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May 23, 2010 | GE Spacemaker JVM1540 Microwave Oven

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How do I replace the coupler that turns the table


If yo are referring to the turn table MOTOR, the following link explains how to access and replace:


http://www.fixya.com/support/r3555716-replacing_a_turntable_motor_on_a_microwa

This is a very simple repair, that usually is not expensive. The motor usually averages about $35 - $40, but the price also depends upon the model. Since you did not include your MODEL NUMBER, I do not know how much yours would be. This repair can also be performed on an over the range model microwave oven WITHOUT uninstalling it.

You can purchase replacement parts at the any of the following websites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

The first three sites listed offer helpful exploded view diagrams to assist you in parts location/identification. If you have any questions, please post back with your model number and let me know. I hope this helps you.

NOTE: If you are referring to the turn table coupler, this is the small plastic shaft that connects to the turn table motor. This is the visible piece inside the oven where the glass tray sits. The coupler will simply pull straight up and come off the motor shaft. It can also be replaced if required. However, if the coupler were bad, the motor would still run. This would cause the glass tray to slip while turning.

Jan 20, 2010 | Microwave Ovens

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Plastic peice that fits under plate inside micowave that makes it rotate


If the model number you have this question listed under is correct, there are two possible parts based on your question. There is the carousel ring, that turns the glass tray, and there is the small plastic coupler that the center of the glass tray is supported by. The part numbers are as follows:

Carousel ring - WB06X10513
Coupler - WB06X10564

You can view and excellent exploded view diagram of this microwave at pcappliancerepair.com. The parts I mention are listed under Diagram 1151005 as items 84 and 101 respectively.

To replace the coupler, you simply remove the glass tray and gently pry straight up. The coupler will pull off of the turn table motor shaft. Insert the new coupler and press on to the shaft.

If this is not the correct model number, please post back with your correct information so that I may be able to provide you with better assistance. I hope this helps you.

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My turntable quit turning, I looked in and found a what appears to be a piece of what looks like glass that acts as a shaft between the motor and the turntable was broken. I cant find the part or any...


If you are talking about the little piece that the center of the tray sits on (not the carousel ring), its called the coupler. Its actually made of plastic on all the microwave ovens I've ever worked on. I've never seen one made of glass. It connects to the turn table motor shaft. If you post back with a complete model number, I may be able to assist you in locating a part number.

If the coupler is not physically broken, you may be identifying the wrong part as your problem. The turntable is driven by a small motor which is mounted under the bottom panel of the oven. The coupler is mounted to the shaft of the motor and the glass tray sits on the coupler.

Post back and let me know if you need a coupler, or if your motor isn't turning. You can tell by removing the glass tray and pulling straight up on the coupler. It should come off the motor shaft in one piece. If its not broken, your motor probably needs replaced.

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Return it for warranty repair or replacement. Does the blower motor operate?

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Maytag mmv1153BAB built in plate not turning


The turntable system consists of the motor, the coupler, the turntable support with rollers, and the tray.

You can see and hear a video of how a turntable motor should sound when you rotate it by hand.

If yours is not set to be off via the control panel, and it won't rotate or it sounds like it's grinding, etc., you may have a bad motor or plastic coupler.

To replace either is a pretty simple job.

You need to unplug power, then remove the bottom cover of the oven.

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

There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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The turntable system consists of the motor, the coupler, the turntable support with rollers, and the tray.

You can see and hear a video of how a turntable motor should sound when you rotate it by hand.

If yours sounds like it's grinding, etc., you may have a bad motor or plastic coupler.

To replace either, you need to unplug power, then remove the bottom cover of the oven.

You can usually find exploded views and order parts by entering your model number here at the Sears parts site.

A full Sears/Kenmore model number has 3 digits, a dot, then 8 more digits, such as ###.########

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