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Want a part number for the light bulb that is under the microwave. Maytag model mmv6178aaw

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Mmv6178aaw Light bulb Found at sears parts direct. PN: 53001905 $14.95

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-number/Maytag-Parts/Microwave-Parts/53001905/0022/464/Model-MMV6178AAW/3048/0123370?keySuffixId=&productTypeId=&searchModelNumber=MMV6178AAW&blt=06&subCompDesc=BLOWER MOTOR

If the link does not work go to http://www.searspartsdirect.com and do a part number search using 53001905 then click Go.

You can do a model vs part search also using the searspartsdirect link just in case I did not get you the correct light bulb.

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