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66560619000 Kenmore Microwave - Instructions

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rotating glass dish assembly making stange noise

  • Customer: Lawrence from Excelsior MN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The lady in the Nova Scotia call center should get all the credit for being able to identify the part I needed from only the very limited information I was able to give her. Employee of the month for her. She also had such a great can do attitude. Lawence Baier

Cracked handle

  • Customer: Joseph from Aurora CO
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Well, to get to the screws for the handle, the door "choke" had to be removed, which was difficult, until I read that you need a putty knife. But I had already tried to take the old one off, and it was brittle & cracked, so I also had to purchase the "choke"/frame. Once the parts arrived (within 3 days!), installing them was easy, but then I had a problem with the door. It wouldn't shut correctly, which made the microwave shut off intermittently during use. So I had to determine which of the latch catches had the sensor. (It was the top one.) I tried adjusting it without any disassembly, but it fell out & down inside the oven. So I figured out how to get that part of the oven open. I had to remove the upper grill and the touch panel. Once those were out, it was easy to retrieve the latch catch & install it correctly. I reassembled the oven, and now everything works fine. This oven was manufactured for Sears by Whirlpool over-14 years ago, and has been very reliable, so I'm not complaining. Interestingly, I looked at new microwaves and found a Maytag model (also made by Whirlpool) almost identical to the one I have. I examined it and found that the door, touch panel and grill are almost identical and use the same parts as mine!

Broke a 15 year old glass cooking tray

  • Customer: Stephanie from La Jolla CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered the item on a Monday at 12pm and it arrived the next day. Amazing!

Replaced Broken Microwave Vent

  • Customer: Joseph from Nashville TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Total time to replace was 10 minutes, this included unpacking the new vent. Simple to install with 2 set screws on the top of the unit.

glass cooking tray droped and broken

  • Customer: janice from dunn NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
just replace need cooking tray

glass turn table would not turn

  • Customer: CJ from Bullard TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After researching online, I found that I needed the turntable drive coupling, part#PS993087. when I went to your site it showed the same part but the part number had changed but said it would fit my microwave. Well, I was really surprised and happy when the part I received 3 days after I placed the order, with normal shipping,fit perfectly and now my turn table in my microwave works. I have marked this site a a favorite and will use it I'm sure soon. Being a single women and having to figure out how to fix the things on a small buget, I'm learning a lot and have a lot of respect for men that know how to do all the repair stuff. Thanks so much, I have been able to mark this off my list of things to fix. Have a nice day. Cj- age, 58

Loud buzzing noise and no heat.

  • Customer: Charles R from Libertyville IL
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
PartSelect website indicated replacing the high voltage power supply diode is the solution for "no heat" 99% of the time, but the diode was OK. There is more info at the website concerning the case of "loud buzzing and no heat" indicating the magnetron needs to be replaced. As an electrical engineer with knowledge of microwave components, this was also my best guess. However, getting to the magnetron is not the easiest job, but it's not impossible. You also have to be careful to bleed off any charge stored on the high voltage power supply capacitor. Luckily, I found my KitchenAid service manual tucked away inside the unit since I couldn't find it online.

broken cooking tray. Food not heating evenly.

  • Customer: James from Winter Park FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Simply placed new dish on the rotating hub.

2 burned out bulbs under the microwave/important light source for kitchen stove.

  • Customer: Ferol from San Antonio TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I didn't do the repair -- my husband did, said it was easy, had no problems what so ever! The new bulbs give a lot more light to the cooking area.

A glass fell out of pantry onto glass tray and broke it.

  • Customer: Al from Torrance CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I called the repair/parts number to make sure I had correct parts and the young lady instructed me as to the size of the serving tray; within 48 hours we had the VERY carefully wrapped carton opened and back in the microwave, working perfectly. Thank you. We'll recommend you to our friends!

Grease clogged filters

  • Customer: Alan from San Marcos CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Slid them out and slid them in. Best part - ordered them at Noon on the Friday after the 4th of July and they arrived at 12:10 the next day - standard shipping.

Original vent grille with broken attachments

  • Customer: storm from fayetteville NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Very easy installation. Two screws only. Part fit perfectly. Looks so much better without the black electrical tape holding it together.

Old light bulb popped and burned out and melded itself to the socket. Light bulb then broke off inside the socket. Socket cracked and broke when trying to dislodge broken light bulb.

  • Customer: gail from charlotte NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed all the screws from the underside panel - approximately 9 or 10 of them. The panel easily dropped down to allow easy access to the light bulb socket assembly. The wires to the socket easily unplugged and old socket easily removed. New socket slipped right in and wires easily plugged in. Actually took longer to put the screws back in than anything else. I am thrilled with this repair. Note: so easy even a 61 year old single woman in her PJ's can do it.

The grille vent broke on my microwave wasn't sure how I was going to get a replacement part found this web site and the part I needed. Good price and received in less than 24 hrs.

  • Customer: Donna from Monroe MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Simply place the grille on microwave and tightened the screws

Burned out light bulb

  • Customer: Ray from Gatlinburg TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced light bulb.
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