Question about Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Kitchenaid KBMC147HSS0 Bulb replacement

Hi,

You did not answer my queston. You led me to believe you had the service manual when you did not. This is my first time using this site, so I should have not accepted your advice.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 3,587 Answers

The question was in two parts, service manual, and also how to open up to get at the bulb..check the links again on the solution

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

KitchenAid KCMC155J 1000 Watts Convection / Microwave Oven - how to change the light bulbs - can this be done without having to call a tech?


Look for a small cover on the outside of the cabinet in the place where the bulb is. They are usually secured with a single *****. It is the only part of a microwave oven that is consumer serviceable! Remove the cover and unscrew the bulb, replace and refix the cover.

your manual is here but doesn't mention the bulb

http://www.manualslib.com/manual/88077/Kitchenaid-Kcmc155j.html#manual
KitchenAid KCMC155J Use Care Manual

Mar 11, 2013 | KitchenAid KCMC155J Convection/Microwave...

3 Answers

Kitchenaid KBMC147HSS0 Bulb replacement


hmmm..ok...let's try the service manual, first, shall we?

Mar 30, 2008 | Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

I need detailed instructions on how to change light bulb on Kitchenaid microwave KBMC147HSS0


Please check the details of how a microwave works which will help you identify before the panel is removed and the lamp replaced.
The top cover of the unit can be removed after the screws can be removed with the power cord removed. The lamp can be seen fitted on the front side with the light to shine into the chamber, you can remove the buld from holder and replace with the same type .

http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/microwave/a/5/1443/how-a-microwave-oven-works.html

Oct 27, 2011 | KitchenAid KBMC140HSS Convection/Microwave...

1 Answer

How do I change out a bad control panel on Kitchenaid microwave KBMC147HSS0 ???


Please check this link and you will get a good idea of how the components works. The front panel can be removed once it is confirmed .

http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/microwave/a/5/1443/how-a-microwave-oven-works.html

Oct 27, 2011 | KitchenAid KHMS155LSS 1000 Watts Microwave...

1 Answer

I have a Kitchenaid combo unit of Oven & Microwave. Model YKEMC308KM01, Serial # XP4603281.Can someone help me as to how to change the light bulb of the microwave. I simply dont see any openings on the...


That's covered on page 21 of your owner's manual.

If for some reason you don't have yours, you can download it free here.

To Replace:
Before replacing, make sure the oven is off and cool.
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.
5. Reconnect power.

You can find handy exploded views and order parts by model number here.

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

Dec 18, 2010 | KitchenAid KBMC140HSS Convection/Microwave...

1 Answer

Kitchenaid microwave bulb


You can download the owner's manual and installation instructions here.

You can also download the parts manual here. It has handy exploded views. The bulb is shown on page 5 and is ref # 75.

You will need these instructions, because to replace the bulb, you will need to pull the microwave down from the wall mount and remove its cover.

Always unplug a microwave before removing or installing any bulbs.

And it's best to have two people since the microwave can be heavy and awkward.

Once it's out of the wall, the outer cover (wrapper) will need to be removed, just as you'll need to do on a counter top model.

The screws you need to remove should be pretty obvious, but a special driver (such as a T20H type or GTXH20-100) may be needed.

Be sure to put all the screws back in the right holes, since some may be special grounding screws.

Bulbs can be had in most grocery stores, hardware stores, home improvement centers, and big box or department stores.

If you don't find a replacement locally, check here.

Many models use halogen lamps. You must not touch the new one with your bare skin, as the oils will shorten the bulb life.

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

Oct 05, 2008 | KitchenAid KBMC140HSS Convection/Microwave...

1 Answer

Microwave bulb replacement


The oven will need to come down from the wall so the outer cover can be taken off. Then you'll see the light socket(s).

It's recommend due to the weight and awkwardness of the oven that two people do this job.

If you don't still have your installation instructions, you can download them here, but you should use you full model number, as opposed to the base KEM378.

This uses a fairly common halogen bulb, but I'm not sure of the wattage. It should be marked on the bulb or on a tag near the reflector.

You must not touch the new one with your bare skin, as the oils will shorten the bulb life.

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

Aug 30, 2008 | KitchenAid KBMC140HSS Convection/Microwave...

1 Answer

Kitchenaid KBMC147HSS0 Bulb replacement


good..just takes some time sometimes to run this obtuse information down.

Mar 30, 2008 | Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Kitchenaid KBMC147HSS0 Bulb replacement


If it's the one that lights the cooktop, it's normally beneath the bottom cover.

In some cases, it's located in a compartment behind the grille that goes across the top of the unit.

I have a diagram at my site which helps you find & replace many GE cooktop and cavity light bulbs. It may help. It's at http://207.234.249.73/mwd/ge_lamp_replacement.jpg

Please let me know if that helps or not.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Mar 29, 2008 | KitchenAid KBMC140HSS Convection/Microwave...

7 Answers

LIght bulb burned out


I a Kitchen Aid Buit-in microwave (KEMC308KSS01) with the same problem - light went out. Can you send me the instructions on how to replace the bulb? Thank you! dlhamilton@comcast.net

Jan 23, 2008 | KitchenAid KBMC140HSS Convection/Microwave...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microwave Ovens Logo

Related Topics:

68 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Microwave Ovens Experts

William Miller
William Miller

Level 3 Expert

8820 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Devabhakthuni...
Devabhakthuni...

Level 2 Expert

224 Answers

Are you a Microwave Oven Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...