Replace lamp that lights the interior when the door is opened.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Microwave


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years


Annis From Scottsdale, AZ

Nov 13, 2013

Remove bezel (4 Phillips sheet metal screws). Pull out unit and unplug from wall. Remove three sided steel cover (T15 or T20 safty bit required). Unclip double wire plug from base of lamp. Unclip and pull up on the lamp/bracket - discard. Push down new lamp/bracket, plug in wire socket to base of lamp/bracket. Replace steel cover and 4 'safety headed screws'. Lift unit, replug into wall socket. Insert into wall. Replace bezel and 4 Phillips sheet metal screws. Without the special "safety screw bit", this repair is impossible.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Light Bulb and Socket

Part Number: PS247776

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