The bulbs burned out, the glass lens cracked and the light socket broke when trying to remove the bulb

ApplianceGeneral Electric Microwave


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Warren From Council Bluffs, IA

Dec 01, 2010

0 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

Replaced the sockets, lens and bulbs. The first time the new bulb was touching the lens and the heat broke the lens and burnt out the bulb. The second time I adjusted the socket so that the bulb does not touch the lens.

Impressed by how quickly the parts arrived after the order was submitted. Two days.

Thank you.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Light Socket - 250V 75W

Part Number: PS230544

In Stock

Light Bulb - 40W 130V

Part Number: PS247209

In Stock