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Dacor dcm24 microwave

Coupler is wobbly. it turns when on but if support and tray are placed on it, it won't turn. how can I check if I just need a new coupler and how to replace it, or do I need to call for service right away. microwave works other than the turntable not turning.

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

If yours 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 may have to cut the cover off with snips, then use a screw when reassembling it.

Here are those part numbers:

66388 Turntable motor
66489 Turntable coupling

You can order either of there here.

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