Question about KitchenAid KEMC307 Electric Double Oven

1 Answer

Have a microwave oven Litchenaid model # KEMC307. The light bulb doesn't go on anymore and we would like to replace it. I assume it is a halogen with 2 prongs that pulls out but it is very hard to get a grip on it as it is just a small round tip of the bulb that sticks out throught the hole. Should I use pliers to pull on it? I am thinking it is perhaps a little corroded due to the moisture in a convection microwave oven. \r\nAny suggestions for removing that bulb would be appreciated. Thanks. MaStone

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 264 Answers

Ok, pull the oven out, remove the 2 screws on side trim of oven, remove the screws from trim under oven, now above the oven, remove the other 2 screws behind the grill. This should give you enough room to pull the unit forward. The bulb is on top. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 04, 2011

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Over the Range Light Stopped Working


It is a good chance that the bulb (s) have burned out. I would think they would last longer than that but things are not as good as they used to be. Unplug the microwave before removing the bulbs. Especially if they are the screw in type. GE usually has two bulbs in there and they could be the halogen type that just plug in or the screw in type.

Mar 28, 2014 | GE Profile JTP18 Electric Single Oven

1 Answer

Replace light in KEMC378KSS microwave


The oven lights are 12-volt, 5-watt maximum halogen bulbs. They
will come on when the oven door is opened. On double oven
models, both upper and lower lights will come on when either
door is opened. The oven lights will not work during the Self-
Cleaning cycle. When the oven door is closed, press OVEN
LIGHT to turn them on or off.
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


2_4_2013_9_12_23_pm.png

3. Remove bulb from socket.
4. Replace bulb, replace bulb cover by snapping back into wall.
5. Reconnect power.

Feb 04, 2013 | KitchenAid KEMC378KSS Electric Double Oven

1 Answer

How do i replace the cooktop light bulb in my microwave oven?


I realized the light bulb was fixed using an adhesive (maybe a glue stick) that is why, I had a hard time removing the old bulb. After forcing it (and breaking the adhesive seal) I was able to replace it with a new one.

Oct 06, 2009 | GE Ovens

1 Answer

Need to replace halogen bulb that illuminates Advantium interior


Mine is installed also, and I've had to replace the bulb twice. I wised up the second time and installed an access hole where I can pull my microwave out about 6" and access the bulb. I use a 35 watt 120v halogen bulb, with a GY 8.6 base, Lowe's part number 15797. If your's is different, the specs will be stamped on the metal beside the reflector when you remove the sheetmetal. You have to remove the microwave completely from the cabinet and remove the sheetmetal case that surrounds the entire unit. You can then access the lamp socket by looking in from the top. The first time, I took out the reflector with the socket. The bulb can be replaced by removing the two small screws adjacent to the socket on top of the reflector. My access port is a hole cut into the top. I cover the hole with a piece of sheetmetal and two sheetmetal screws. Seems to work just fine. If you do decide to cut a hole, do so with the metal enclosure off and away from the microwave to avoid getting any metal shavings into the machine!
Regards! --W/D--

Feb 17, 2009 | GE Profile Advantium SCB2001KSS Stainless...

2 Answers

Need to replace light bulb in kitchen aid microwave


KitchenAid wants $58 for the replacement bulb. I bought it for $1.99 from www.lightbulbsdirect.com and it works just fine. The Item number is Q5G412V. It is a halogen 5-watt, 12-volt bipen G-4. Replacing the bulb requires some dismantling of the microwave. At first I was nervous about removing so many parts to get to the bulb but in the end it really wasn't so bad. The only tool I needed was a Phillips screwdriver. I surfed the net a eventually found instructions left by a friendly Blogger that guided me through the whole process. KitchenAid engineers were so STUPID when they designed this microwave. It takes two hours to replace a bulb that should take 5 minutes. Oddly enough, replacing the bulb in the normal oven below the microwave oven is a piece of cake.

Jan 19, 2009 | KitchenAid KEMC308 Electric Double Oven

1 Answer

Jenn-air microwave light bulb


This is an older (Mfgr. May, 1987) microwave oven. Functions perfectly, works an looks good to this day, just no light inside. I searched a couple of websites looking for parts for this unit and appliancepartspros.com provided schematics of the product that I own. From those drawings, it was determined that the microwave oven will have to be slid out of the cabinet above the built-in oven in order to change a $2.37, 40W light bulb. Just a handfull of scrws retaining the oven and exhaust baffles and I'll get it out (onmce the New Year's Eve hangover disappears). The engineer who designed a system like this must have been on an Acid Trip. I haven't looked closely at newer microwave ovens, but I'd have to believe changing a crummy light bulb would have to be made easier than this during the preliminary engineering phase of design.

Dec 31, 2008 | Ovens

1 Answer

Can't change light bulb


yes you wilkl need to remov ethe micro from the oven mountingin order to access the light bulb (dumb-design) but no way around it

Nov 16, 2008 | KitchenAid Architect Series KEMC308KSS...

1 Answer

Oven light bulb


Check your email

Jun 15, 2008 | Ovens

1 Answer

Microwave oven light - KEMC 307


you ll need to pull unit out to replace bulb, 2 scrws remove side trim of oven, 3 or 4 screws remove trim under micro; above oven, 2 more screws behind that grill will release micro from supportthat should free it up enoug to slide foward 6 or 8 inches( the bulb is ontop of the cavity) good luck!

Feb 25, 2008 | KitchenAid KEMC307 Electric Double Oven

Not finding what you are looking for?
KitchenAid KEMC307 Electric Double Oven Logo

208 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top KitchenAid Ovens Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

 Fix Your Board
Fix Your Board

Level 3 Expert

310 Answers

ashburton

Level 3 Expert

417 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...