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Installation I am installing the JVM1341BW002 into my kitchen which has a range hood which vents and has a light bulb, I looked at the cabinet over the hood and there is no electrical outlet. The vent and hood should have electrical wiring but do I still need to install an outlet in the cabinet after I removed the range hood and light? Thanks

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I just took out the range and made an outlet out of the existing wiring.

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You can download owner's manuals and installation instructions for several brands (including Amana, Frigidaire, Jenn-Air, Kitchenaid, Litton, Maytag, Roper, Tappan, Thermador and Whirlpool) here.

Enter it as MMV1153WB0 (no dash, zero on the end, not "oh")

Or just get it here, to be more exact.
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"Installing/Replacing Filters and Light Bulbs
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Remove bulb cover screw, and open the bulb cover. Replace
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HINT: Unplug the oven before removing or installing the bulbs, or you may need this service.

You can find links to helpful exploded view diagrams and part ordering help here.

I recommend that you bookmark that link to your favorites. Hope this covers it.

William E. Miller
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http://www.microwavedisplay.com

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If not, you can download a similar one there or contact them via that page to order one.


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