Question about Bosch Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

How do I find and fix the light in my microwave oven

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Bosch Master
  • 8,820 Answers

If there's no obvious removable cover over the bulb (and the owner's manual doesn't address it) some disassembly may be required.

Always unplug a microwave before removing or installing any bulbs.

If it's an over the range type, remove the vent grille across the top and see if bulbs can be accessed there. There may be a panel on the bottom covering the light(s), instead.

If not, chances are you'll have to remove it from the wall, then remove the outer cover. If so, the installation instructions are very handy, and it's best to have two people since the microwave can be heavy and awkward.

If you don't have your instructions, please reply back with your brand and model number.

Once it's out of the wall, the outer cover (wrapper) will need to be removed, just as you'll need to do on a counter top model.

The screws you need to remove should be pretty obvious, and a special driver (such as a T20H Torx type or GTXH20-100) may be needed.

Be sure to put all the screws back in the right holes, since some may be special grounding screws.

Bulbs can be had in most grocery stores, hardware stores, home improvement centers, and big box or department stores.

Many models use halogen lamps. You must not touch the new one with your bare skin, as the oils will shorten the bulb life.

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

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Why doesn't it turn on?


The internal fuse may have opened.

Sep 25, 2015 | Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

When attempting to use the microwave oven, the light goes on, the glass dish spins, but no heat actually is applied. What can we do to fix this or who exactly do we contact for this?


Hi,


Here is a tip that will help you to figure out what is wrong with your Microwave Oven....

Basic
Microwave Oven Troubleshooting Tips

heatman101


-=\=\=\=\=\=\=\=\=\=\=\=\=\=\=\=\=\=\=\

Feb 16, 2011 | Whirlpool MH7135XE Microwave Oven

1 Answer

My microwave oven sharp r-220, it doesnt give heat or produce heat? what should i do to fix it?.. the light bulb, motor fan and the timer are all ok..


Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman";} Hi,

Here is a tip that will help you to figure out what is wrong with your Microwave Oven....

Microwave Oven Basic Troubleshooting Tips

heatman101

Sep 14, 2010 | Sharp R-220BW Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Everything (lighting, hood fan, etc) is working on the microwave except it is not heating. Would prefer to get it fixed than buy a new one.


Hi,

Here is a tip that will help you to figure out what is wrong with your Microwave Oven....

Microwave Oven Basic Troubleshooting Tips

heatman101

Sep 03, 2010 | Maytag Appliances Over-the-Range Microwave...

2 Answers

Replace light bulb on the Neff H7871 combined oven and microwave.


The bulb is positioned at the top of the oven, accessible only from the outside. You'll need to pull off the top and bottom trim strips, remove the bottom trim strip locators, remove 2 fixing screws from the left edge of the oven (with door open), and the 2 fixing screws from behind the top trim strip. The oven should then just slide out. You only need to pull it out 6 inches or so to gain access to the bulb cover. You'll need a T20 driver to remove the cover, then the bulb unscrews as it has an SES fitting. Bob

Mar 17, 2010 | Neff H7871 Convection/Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Microwave oven does not heat anything


Hi,
Here is a tip that will help you to figure out what is wrong with yourMicrowave Oven....

Microwave Oven Basic Troubleshooting Tips

heatman101

l;hkhtguii

Oct 13, 2008 | Magic Chef MCP13E1ST 1000 Watts Microwave...

1 Answer

MICROWAVE OVEN


What brand of microwave do you have. If its just a light, and you are a handyman good with tools, then I suggest you do it your self. Unplug the microwave from its power point. Open it up and remove the light bulb. Go to a Electrical store and get it as per the one you have removed. Each microwave has a different lamp. Fix it back and there you go.

Jan 06, 2008 | Microwave Ovens

2 Answers

My microwave stopped working and I'd like to try and fix it myself. Any suggestions?


Because microwave leakage can be hazardous and high wattage is present, limit your microwave repairs to light bulb changes if the light bulb is easily accessible. For other repairs, call a qualified technician to make repairs on a microwave oven. If it doesn't work and the light doesn't go on, be sure it is receiving power.

Jan 18, 2006 | Goldstar MA-7100 Microwave Oven

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microwave Ovens Logo

Related Topics:

80 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Bosch Microwave Ovens Experts

William Miller
William Miller

Level 3 Expert

8820 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Devabhakthuni...
Devabhakthuni...

Level 2 Expert

224 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...