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66560652000 Kenmore Microwave - Instructions

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old plastic door frame was cracked

  • Customer: Leonard from Brooklyn Park MN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 7 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
Removed two screws on side of door; removed old frame. Romved handle.

Installed handle to new frame. Removed old window and shield. Installed old window and shield into new frame.

Installed assembly to front of microwave with two screws.

Trick is to make sure new frame hooks to door by the hinge side.

Broken bottom of door frame

  • Customer: Stephen from Norfolk VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 6 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
Remove 6 screws, remove glass and black molding. Then I placed those items in the new frame. Placed the frame on the Hinges and replaced the screws. It was that easy.

Cracked outer door frame

  • Customer: Victor from Chesapeake VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
1. Remove the two screws at the bottom of the door.
2. Remove the three screws at the side of the door.
3. If you look at the replacement door frame, you'll see the built in clips that snap in place to hold the frame in place.
4. Using the putty knife, gently pry the top of the old frame up, undoing one clip at the time.
5. In my case, the glass had fallen out of its frame. I had to make sure that the glass didn't fall down in the process of removing the door frame.
6. The door frame assembly should be off the door now. Lay on a flat surface facing down.
7. Remove the inside plastic frame.
8. Remove the glass.
9. Remove the door handle by removing the two screws holding the door handle to the frame.
10. Replace the glass on the new door frame by carefully snapping in place using the clips on the door frame.
11. Replace the inside plastic frame by carefully snapping in place using the clips on the door frame.
12. I used a hot glue gun to glue the glass and the inside plastic frame to the door frame in a few places. I noticed this was done at the factory when originally assembled.
13. Replace the door handle by screwing the two screws holding the door handle back on to the frame.
14. Snap the completed door frame assembly back on to the door.
15. Replace the two screws at the bottom of the door and the three screws at the side of the door.
**** Note that I did not have to remove the door from the microwave to replace the frame.

the vent was cracked and falling off!!

  • Customer: Evangeline from Lansing KS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
took off the old and put the new one in place and screwed it in on top ...took only a matter of minutes to do...

Plastic door frame and vent failed due to age.

  • Customer: Paul from Dublin OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
A phillips head screwdriver and a bottle of windex to clean the parts were all that it took to repair a very expensive microwave whose door and vent had cracked due to age. Half of the time in the job was spent cleaning the old parts before reassembly. There were five screws total. This isn't rocket surgery. :-)

light bulb burned-out

  • Customer: Pablo from Burlingame CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 6 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
screwed in new bulb

Frame was broken

  • Customer: Gregg from Carrollton TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Removed 2 screws on the bottom, and 3 on the side of the handle. Pull out at the handle side to release the back of the frame. Removed glass and trim from old frame. Re-installed glass and plastic trim on table. Remove old handle and install on the new frame. There are 2 screws for the handle. Then hook the back of the frame on the left side. Push the handle side of the frame in. Re-install the 5 screws then your done.

Cracked Outer Door Frame

  • Customer: Jerry from Stevens Point WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Overall a very easy fit, the key for me was being gentle with the glass if your door has an extreme crack (as mine did). If it does, the glass can easily fall out of the frame. The plastic clips that hold the glass to the frame are also quite fragile, so just gently work the glass into the clips without forcing it.

Took me about 20 minutes.

1) Remove 3 screws from side of door
2) Remove 2 screws from bottom of door
3) Carefully slide outer frame of of door.

If crack is extreme (as mine was), be careful that the glass does not completely fall out when removing frame

4) I used a putty knife to carefully pry up the top part of the frame as it has clips that fit into slots on the door.
4)Once frame is removed use screwdriver to remove door handle
5) Remove glass from frame and replace with new one. Use the putty knife to gently push the clips onto to it as the plastic clips that hold the glass look easily breakable
6) Re-attach door handle
7) Slide new frame back onto door, push top clips down into door top and replace all screws

loose handle

  • Customer: David from Littleton CO
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required:
  • 5 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
This is not easy to do. I done it before to replace a broken window and it was a real bitch. I considered buying a new door rather then do it again.All I wanted to do was tighten two screws that hold the handle.
I used the advice found on your web site from a person who did it using quarters and putty knifes to remove the choke and the door insert. Sounded silly but it works like a charm. I advise anyone who needs to do this repair to use that info on your web site. It will save lots of frustration. Be sure to have plenty of quarters and a few pennies.

Microwave Turntable Won't Rotate

  • Customer: Steven from Sacramento CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 10 people found this instruction helpful
I turned off the power to the oven at the breaker. I then removed the side trim pieces by removing the screws located behind the lower oven door. I removed the plastic trim pieces above and below the microwave oven and removed the control panel and slid it into the opening above the microwave. I located the two screws securing the microwave into the frame and began sliding it out. I had to disconnect a small wiring harness and two wires from the microwave that were attached inside the opening above the microwave. The microwave section was the easily slid out, turned on it's side where the turntable motor was accessed by removing the access panel. I pulled the old motor, checked resistance and it matched the new motor. I then checked the old motor by applying 120V to it and it ran FINE! I thought I had the wrong part, but decided to install the new motor anyway. I did, secured the access panel and replaced the microwave in the frame. I reconnected the wires and secured the control panel and tested the microwave...and the turntable works!

bought microwave at Garage sale, but with no mount bracket

  • Customer: Jesus from Lincoln NE
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 8 of 20 people found this instruction helpful
I was able to buy the mounting bracket for a very cheap price and was able to instill it in my kitchen with ease.
Thank you

The thing that makes the plate rotate was missing

  • Customer: Kim from MILTON WV
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered the part according to the Model number, inserted the part very easily, (and I am soooo challenged in that area) and now it turns again. :)

BURNT OUT LIGHT BULB REPLACEMENT

  • Customer: alfred from summerville SC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 13 people found this instruction helpful
OPEN COMPARTMENT, INSTALLED BULB, CLOSED COMPARTMENT

Broke rotating plate, it fell off counter after being washed

  • Customer: Lois P from Morris IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Opened door and put new plate in.

Placed order on Thursday evening and received Sat Am

microwave door frame cracked in two spots

  • Customer: Wayne from Arlington WA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
ordered supplies on line (awesome!) Took apart old door added new frame. It was a snap!
All Instructions for the 66560652000
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