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JMV8196ACB Jenn-Air Microwave - Instructions

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Microwave worked intermittently depending on how door was closed

  • Customer: Robert from Bainbridge Island WA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 29 of 35 people found this instruction helpful
Remove top grille (2 screws), undo control panel (1 screw). Tilt down control panel, switches are on the left. There are actually three switches that are involved with the door, two horizontally mounted, one vertically mounted. This would be an EASY REPAIR, but it took me a while to figure out which of the three switches was bad, and also took a while to figure out that there is a plastic rod that inserts through the hole in the switch body. Once i figured this out went like a breeze. Lower horizontal switch was the bad one, but since the kit came with two switches i went ahead and replaced the upper horizontal one as well. IT appears that the horizontal switches are probably more likely to fail than the vertical switch based on the position of the switch and force angles. Works great now!

Burned out light bulbs in microwave hood stove

  • Customer: Herbert from Norton MA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 11 of 13 people found this instruction helpful
I had some difficulty removing the glass plate because of the awkward (upside down) position of the screw that retained it. After replacing the burned out bulbs and replacig the glass plate the problem of replacing the screw involved my dropping the thing several times before I got the screw threads to catch. I got a screw thread to catch enough to hold the glass plate in position and left it at that.

No Power to Microwave

  • Customer: John from Palos Hills IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 18 of 35 people found this instruction helpful
After determined the problem on one of the websites...I received the part I needed... removed the control panel and installed the new main fuse In about 15 mins!

burned out bulb

  • Customer: john from plainfield IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 11 of 15 people found this instruction helpful
removed two screws,lowered the glass shield,removed the burned out bulb and replaced it with the new one. I ordered the bulb from parts select and recieved it two days later. It was a pleasure to deal with them, and certainly use them again.

replacing glass tray

  • Customer: Brenda from Winter Park FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 12 of 21 people found this instruction helpful
Nothing to it.

Close the door on the microwave, punch in the # nothing happened

  • Customer: Robert S. from Stafford TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 8 of 13 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the unit from the wall. Took the cover off. Set the unit on its side. It revealed the working parts. Removed the old micro switches. Put in the new oness. Presto, it worked. Very easy for me.
The parts was delivered almost before my notice they were shipped.

latch was on microwave door

  • Customer: william from lithonia GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 8 of 13 people found this instruction helpful
Had to remove door. Next pop off the plastic trim around door. Remove spring holding latch place new latch and afix it to the door frame

Light cracked

  • Customer: Christopher from Rochester NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the screw and took the broken light piece off. I replaced it with a new lamp cover, and re-inserted the screw.

glass turn table broke while I was washing it.

  • Customer: Deborah from Buena Park CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 5 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
It was great to find the part I needed. I did'nt have a model number because the microwave was in the cabinetry. Yet I was still able to find just what I neede thanks to the photos.No store had it but parts select did. thanks!

light bulb burned-out

  • Customer: Pablo from Burlingame CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 7 of 14 people found this instruction helpful
screwed in new bulb

Fan motor and magnetron did not come on, but every thing else did.

  • Customer: Dale from Chester CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Problem would come and go. Found service schematic inside unit. Perform all the suggested tests. One possible solution was the primary interlock switch shown on the schematic and a check found the switch stuck. It would free up some times but would stick again in the open position. Ordered switch which was a simple plug in unit.

Needed to push door up to run appliance.

  • Customer: J Patrick from Baltimore MD
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 7 of 16 people found this instruction helpful
1. Removed cabinet screws (10-15?). 2. Removed cabinet. 3. Removed top interlock switch which actually was not defective. The press clip connection appeared as if it had been arcing for quite some time and the corrosion created resistance sufficient to prevent the current from getting through the switch. 4. Replaced switch anyway but broke plastic retaining clip despite every effort not to do so. Reset broken clip with super glue. 5. Reassembled cabinet and appliance is in good working condition.

broken cooking tray in our son and daughter-in-law's microwave.

  • Customer: FRANces from Rome GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I thought that if I went one more time to visit my son, and the microwave tray was still gone (due to their having broken it), I would just order the part MYSELF!! So, that is what I had to do. They have been without this for at least 3-4 months........ Well, it was sitting at my door in less than 48 hours after I ordered it! Easy, easy, easy..........thank you!

The cover to my lamps both broke.

  • Customer: Peggy from Hastings MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Had to put one screw in each. A little hard to reach up. also hard at first to get them in.

broken lamp cover

  • Customer: J MERVIN from STRASBURG PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
removed old covers which were cracked and dirty.
the repair part looked exactly like the original but did not fit correctly. i had to do some changing of the size to make it fit. it does not clip in place as it should but we are living with it as it does cover the light bulb. the grease filter is perfect
All Instructions for the JMV8196ACB
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