Bulb burnt out and stuck to socket holder

ApplianceGeneral Electric Microwave

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Frank From Reno, NV

Nov 07, 2009

23 out of 27 people found this instruction helpful

1. Take off bottom panel
2. discon wire from microwave
3. set panel on table
4. unscrew panel cover under metal cover bracket
5. need to do that because screw from cover panel won't let you put in light bulb in round hole in metal cover panel
6. take new socket holder and insert bulb
and screw back on to metal cover bracket after remove bad socket holder and bulb by unscrewing
7. recon wire
8. test before putting back bottom panel
9. screw bottom panel back on.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

BRACKET-BOTTOM LAMP

Part Number: PS227832

$5.35
In Stock

Light Socket - 250V 75W

Part Number: PS230544

$11.54
In Stock

Light Bulb - 40W 130V

Part Number: PS247209

$5.89
In Stock