Question about Kenmore 63763 Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Light went out on the interior of microwave

Is that a fuse or a lightbulb I need to replace? And how do I do it?

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.

  • Kenmore Master
  • 8,872 Answers

The first step is to unplug the oven before changing bulbs!

I have a diagram at my site which helps you find & replace many cooktop and cavity light bulbs. It's at http://207.234.249.73/mwd/ge_lamp_replacement.jpg

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.

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 Sep 01, 2008

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 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

Inside lightbulb went out


look at the top. there may be an access thingy you can remove to get to the lightbulb. replace the lightbulb with suitable replacement. problem solved.

Feb 16, 2014 | GE Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

The inside lightbulb went out how do we replace it?


open the microwave. If there is a removable panel on the top, remove it and replace the lightbulb.

Feb 16, 2014 | GE Profile Spacemaker 1.8 Cu. Ft....

1 Answer

Advantium 120 Interior light is out. How do I replace?


Here ya go... this fella did a good job and replaced the bulb for $4.95 vs $180.00 for the service call parts and labor. This is With pictures and how to steps down the page.

http://www.instructables.com/id/GE-Advantium-Microwave-Halogen-Lightbulb-Replaceme/

Thanks for using FixYa.

Kelly

Apr 09, 2010 | GE Advantium 120 Convection/Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Interior bulb went out , and it's an over the counter mount. How do I get to the bulb ?


Remove the top grill cover by gently pulling out on it and down on the right side. Remove the filter that is in the middle. Look at the metal cover, push back on the plastic tab and pull the metal clip toward you. You can now gently lift the cover off expsing the lightbulb and replace it. Simple and easy, no tools needed.

Dec 13, 2009 | Jenn-Air JMV8208AAS Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Took lightbulb out to replace and microwave went dead. No power at all. is there a reset button?


open the cover theres a 10-15-or 20 amp ceramic special fuse in the unit, sold at most hardware stores get the right amp rating,its on the side of the fuse

Oct 01, 2009 | Goldstar MV-1501 Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Can not change interior lightbulb


how do I change the little light bulb on the top to take off the cover what do i need.

Please, lvinci@gmnew.com

Feb 01, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Light is not working


if the microwave is still under guarantee then take it back.

Oct 23, 2008 | Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Replacing lightbulb in Sharp R953M combi microwave oven


most microwave ovens built in the last 20 years do not have an
access panel to the light bulb. you must remove the screws on the back of the microwave that hold the outer sleeve in place.
Then pull upward and backward on the sleeve to disengage it
from the front lip of the chassis. the light bulb should be close to the front of the microwave behind the control panel. Some lights
are not unscrewable from the socket, but the socket and bulb
come as an assembly.

Mar 26, 2008 | Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

JennAir microwave JMC7000ADW lightbulb replacement


their is a panel up near the top on the right hand side of the interior cabinet just remove the screws and put in a new bulb

Jan 28, 2008 | Jenn-Air JMC7000 Microwave Oven

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kenmore 63763 Microwave Oven Logo

86 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Microwave Ovens Experts

William Miller
William Miller

Level 3 Expert

8872 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Jim Thurston

Level 3 Expert

669 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...