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KHMS1850SSS0 KitchenAid Microwave - Instructions

All installation instructions for KHMS1850SSS0 parts

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plastic grill cover broke in several places

  • Customer: william from st james city FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 5 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
both screw mounts broke off so removal of the grill from the cover was easy.

bent clips that held plastic part of grill to stainless part of grill straight.

tried to separate the two pieces but found that the original pieces were also glued together, made the job more difficult to separate the two.

enter the putty knife, using it between the plastic and the stainless made the job much easier to separate the two.

i didn't scrape off the glue when i put the new plastic grill into the stainless and as a result the two did not fit together and seat as they should have, not the fault of the replacement part, entirely my fault.

everything worked ok but i know that if the glue had been removed, they would have fit perfectly.

replacement part was perfect

Dirty charcoal filter

  • Customer: Carlton from Cameron NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Simply remove two screws with a crosstip screwdriver securing the vent louvers from top of microwave, remove the old charcoal filter and replace new filter as describe in the owners manual. Very easy installation and partselect parts are very inexpensive and durable to other sites.

The Grill-Vent fell off the top of the microwave

  • Customer: Kelly from Playa Vista CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
I just had to remove the screws, and the broken parts of the old grill vent (plastic part that sheared off) and put the new grill vent in place and use the existing screws to attach and that was it!

Super easy.

The problem seemed to be in the construction of the grille--too much weight pulling on two screws mounted in plastic. Replacing the part was easy. The question is will it break again since the weak plastic parts have not been strengthened in the replacement grille.

  • Customer: Robert from Cincinnati OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Mounted the new part and screwed it in.

The 2 molded plastic holes that accept the bolts broke.

  • Customer: CAMERON from WILLIAMSBURG MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
A Phillips screwdriver was all that was needed. A poor design by KitchenAid for only having (2) bolts holding this stainless steel vent grille in a plastic housing, oh well. Don't lean or pull against it to hard or it will most likely break again.

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 11 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!

Microwave grill vent broke off from face of appliance.

  • Customer: CRAIG from ATASCADERO CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
The replacement part was identical to that of the original microwave and arrived in perfect condition.

The repair was extremely simple - too screws and a "snap" and it was done.

Couldn't be happier with the results. Thanks, Part Select!

replacement of charcoal filters in microwave

  • Customer: Hendrika from Campbell CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
This wasn't really a repair, just an replacement of the filters, which is a regular maintenance requirement.

Hood light wont work

  • Customer: Brandon from Vancouver WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 6 of 15 people found this instruction helpful
Turned power off. Removed all the screws from bottom removed socket and replaced

broken plastic attachment for vent grill cover

  • Customer: judith from holland PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Replacement of new vent grille took less than 5 minutes. I just wished Kitchen Aid made a product that lasted longer than 3 years. My part arrived very quickly, less than a week. Service was great and so was your price. I had no problem locating a replacement part. Kitchen Aid would not give me the parts number so I did not know if I was order the right part. But you photo really helped to narrow the correct part. Thanks

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

Plastic mounting bracket broken heat/stress

  • Customer: Dwight from Los Lunas NM
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Remove two screws, remove grill/bracket, replace grill/bracket, replace two screws and your done. Recycle if You Can.

Plastic bracket that holds screw was broken

  • Customer: Kathleen from Cherry Valley MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was simple, just unscrew two screws and put the new one on. Took less than five minutes. Easy fix.

Plastic tabs sheared off screws

  • Customer: NANCY from CHICAGO IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed old screws and pieces of plastic. Replaced new grill vent with old screws. Could not have been any easier

Grill vent was broken

  • Customer: Rick from Ormond Beach FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
All it took was 2 screws and it was done - could not have been simpler.
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