light bulb below the over burned out

ApplianceGeneral Electric Microwave

ModelJVM1660

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Raymond From Walnut Creek, CA

Jul 28, 2012

Getting the old bulb out of the socket was not an easy job as the factory seals the base of the bulb to the socket and for what reason I do not know. The seal has to be broken away to remove the bulb. I broke the seal with a knife and then proceeded to unscrew the bulb. The bulb at that point shattered in my hand and I was left with just the base of the bulb stuck in the socket. it took much effort to be able to work loose the base with a needle nose pliers and much sweat. The installation however went very smooth and Part Select did a fine job of sending me the right part in a very short period of time. They are a great source for any appliance part needed.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Light Bulb - 40W 130V

Part Number: PS247209

$5.84
In Stock