Question about Sharp R-402J Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Model R402J ---lightbulb replacement. Can I do it myself? Any danger involved in doing so? What is the replacement bulb part# so I can locate one--and where?

Posted by Anonymous on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,992 Answers

If you unplug the oven and let it sit a while to make sure that the capacitor has discharged, and you're careful, there's no problem with changing the lamp yourself. You need to remove the cover to get at it, and it's a special lamp with a mounting tab that secures it to the plastic duct covering the magnetron tube. I don't recall if this oven uses tamper-resistant screws, the Torx type with center pin that requires a special driver. If it does use these screws, you can find driver bits with little trouble today.

The Sharp part number is RLMPTA087WRZZ. Here's one source I use frequently, and there are many more appliance parts sellers online. You might also find a suitable replacement lamp if there's a well-stocked appliance parts store in your area.

Posted on Apr 05, 2011

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

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I replace the lightbulb in the microwave and what light bulb do I need to purchase?


to replace the bulb in microwave ovens you will have to take the outside case off the unit as the bulb placement is not accessible from inside the oven
when you get to the bulb take it to an appliance repair shop and they will have a bulb

Sep 09, 2015 | In Microwave Ovens

7 Answers

How to replace light bulb in combination oven model acm1580ab


Cannot find your model number, please provide make and model.

Jul 23, 2008 | Amana Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

How do I change the lightbulb on a GE Monogram Microvae


The lamp is located inside the microwave housing which has to be removed to gain access for replacement. I agree with GE that removing the housing exposes you to dangerous voltages (even with power removed). The old lamp is removed from its socket and the new one installed, then the housing is reinstalled.

Mar 21, 2015 | GE Monogram ZEM200SF Microwave Oven

1 Answer

How do I replace the lightbulb in a GE Advantium 1200 microwave oven?


The outside cover has to be removed to get access to the lamp.

Jan 22, 2015 | GE Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

How to replace lightbulb


Is this a countertop microwave or an over-the-rang (OTR) microwave? If it's a countertop model, you need to completely remove the outer case to get to the lightbulb. If it's and OTR microwave, there usually is an access cover located behind the grill vent. You can remove that grille vent by removing the 2 to 4 screws above the grill vent. Then either slide the grill vent 1/4" to the left to remove it, or else (depending on the model), just pull out the top of the grill vent, followed by the bottom. Then you should be able to see the lightbulb access cover. Usually there is 1 screw that you have to remove. But unplug the microwave before you to any further! Now remove the screw, lift up and remove the cover, and you should be able to get to the light bulb.

Aug 10, 2014 | Kenmore Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Replace a lightbulb in a microwave


That's covered on page 24 of the owner's manual.

If you've misplaced yours, you can download it online here.

If you need to order a bulb or other part or accessory, visit here.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

May 31, 2010 | Maytag MMV5207A Microwave Oven

1 Answer

HOW TO CHANGE VIKING MICROWAVE LIGHTBULB VMOS200


The Viking VMOS200 is essentially a rebranded Sharp R-530E.

One or both of these service manuals should cover disassembly and location of the bulb:

http://www.microwavedisplay.com/r530ekt_r530est_r530ewt_sm.pdf
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/r530es_sm.pdf

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

May 28, 2010 | Viking VMOR205SS Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Need a replacement lightbulb for the Delongi AD1099 Rotisserie Oven and can't locate. It is not a microwave, though.


You can locate the correct bulb that you need at www.repairclinic.com. They have an extensive assortment for all appliances. When you search for your bulb keep in mind to put in the complete model # that is on your unit. Also this site can help you find a different replacement since it shows the type and size of bulb. Go by the wattage rating and what it looks like to fit right in. There are other similar sites and even belonging to Delonghi.com but I believe the repairclinic site is better.

Jan 23, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Lightbulb no longers turns on!


They do this to avoid liability from your exposure to the instantly lethal voltages present in and generated by your microwave oven. For important safety and disassembly tips, search on Yahoo.com (not Google) for all this at once (copy & paste): microwave disassembly.txt safety.txt The oven must first be disconnected from the power line. The outer cover is held in place by several screws on the back and sides, then you lift up and back from the rear to remove it. You need to avoid the sharp metal edges on thge cover and inside the oven. Note there are also catches built into the top & sides of the cover which must be re-engaged upon reassembly, or the cooling efficiency will be compromised. Once the cover's off, if there's any chance you might come into contact with any of the high voltage connections, the high voltage capacitor should be discharged for safety's sake. Once the bulb is located, it can be unscrewed and replaced.

Nov 22, 2006 | Panasonic NN-T990SA Microwave Oven

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sharp R-402J Microwave Oven Logo

355 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sharp Microwave Ovens Experts

William Miller
William Miller

Level 3 Expert

9047 Answers

Devabhakthuni...
Devabhakthuni...

Level 2 Expert

225 Answers

Ed Mac

Level 3 Expert

731 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...