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HOW DO U CHANGE THE LIGHT INSIDE MICROWAVE OVEN AFTER REMOVING COVER

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You can download GE owner's manuals and installation instructions here. The owner's manual covers it if it's user changeable.

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

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