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Just wanted to know if I have to take the unit down or if I can get at the turntable motor from underneath the unit. The turntable still goes around but it is making a noise and not at a constant speed. It is a Whirlpool model # GH4155XPB3.

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On most microwave ovens, the motor is accessed from an inspection cover, underside of the oven.

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