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MC8790XT0 Whirlpool Microwave - Overview

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$6.85

Light Bulb - 120V 25W

This light bulb is a 120 volt, 25 watt incandescent appliance light bulb with a small base screw-in that fits in a variety of appliances such as microwaves, refrigerators, freezers...

$52.44

Door Interlock Switch Kit

This part is a genuine manufacturer door interlock switch kit, also known as primary micro switch or microwave switch kit, for a microwave. The function of this part is to sense when the door of the microwave is open or closed. If the part is defective, the microwave will not start or will start when door is open. This kit contains two 15 Amp, 125/250 Volt switches with 3/16 inch terminals. Be sure to disconnect power to microwave before replacing part. Use extreme caution when replacing microwave parts, as high-voltage capacitors can retain an electrical charge when unplugged.

$27.86

Thermal Fuse

When the fuse trips due to a malfunction in the oven this part will trip and shut down your oven controller. It is usually located behind your control panel.

$5.99

PAINT, TOUCH-UP (1/2oz.) (Cord

$180.23

Magnetron

This part is used to generate microwave energy/heat.

$59.31

CAPACITOR-

$20.15

SPRAY

$35.83

Sealer, Silastic (3 oz.)

LATCH-DOOR

$122.79

WIRE

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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
  • 61 of 70 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 ... read more

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
  • 14 of 20 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. read more

burnt out bulb

  • Customer: THOMAS from STOW, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 25 of 55 people found this instruction helpful
took cover off, installed bulb.
lost the owners manual,
part select's schematics were very helpful
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