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MH1170XST5 Whirlpool Microwave - Overview

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$3.19

Light Bulb - 40W

This exterior light bulb for your microwave is 40W and has a small screw-in base. To access the exterior light bulb, you will need to remove the panel on the bottom of the microwav...

$8.86

Charcoal Filter

The charcoal filter in your microwave is designed to improve air circulation and eliminate odors while cooking. If the exhaust fan on your microwave is not working, you may need to replace your charcoal filter. This charcoal filter is located within the intake grille of your microwave, which will need to be unscrewed and opened to gain access to the filter. The manufacturer recommends that you change your charcoal filter every six months. This filter measures 5 inches by 5.375 inches by 0.375 inches. Be sure to measure your current filter to assure correct replacement. This product is sold individually.

$3.50

Light Bulb - 40W

The 40W lightbulb is found in the interior of your microwave, which will need to be replaced if you have noticed the light is no longer coming on after opening the door. The light ...

$47.68

Glass Cooking Tray

This a genuine OEM microwave cooking tray. It is also known as a microwave turntable or microwave plate. The function of the tray is to hold and rotate food items while the appliance is in use to ensure the food is being heated evenly. This cooking tray is made of transparent glass, and may need to be replaced if the tray is cracked or broken. A broken tray may prevent it from rotating if the three partial circles on the bottom of the tray will not connect to the turntable driver. This part is sold individually and is approximately 12 inches in diameter. It is recommended to check the drive coupling, or turntable driver, if tray is not turning.

$8.40

Fuse

If your microwave is not turning on it could be due to your fuse needing to be replaced. This part protects the microwave by shutting it off if there is an electrical surge. This f...

$19.14

Diode

This diode, or high voltage diode, is used in microwaves. It is an electrical current control device that ensures power flows in one direction and not the other way. If your microwave produces no heat, heats inconsistently, or gets noisy, replacing this part can be the solution. The tools needed for this replacement are a nutdriver, pliers, and screwdrivers. First remove the microwave cover, then remove the old part by disconnecting the small thermostat. Replace with the new diode. Remember to use the diagram provided by the manufacturer for more instructions.

$18.95

Drive Coupling

This is an authentic manufactured drive coupling for a microwave. It fits on the motor shaft to hold and rotate the glass turntable tray while the appliance is running. This part h...

$3.37

Grease Filter

This metallic vent hood filter collects grease particles in the air from cooking. Sold individually.

$50.75

Vent Grille - White

This grille vent mounts on the top of the microwave above the door.

$4.89

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broken glass turntable

  • Customer: Deborah from Baltimore, MD
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 387 of 391 people found this instruction helpful
No repair- just replaced glass turntable.
Right part I needed with first try read more

light bult needed to be replaced

  • Customer: Deborah from Millersville, MD
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 98 of 145 people found this instruction helpful
The nightmare was that this microwave is installed under the cabinet....in order to get to the light bulb I had to pull out my stove then squeeze into the space between the stove and counter....my old microwave light bult was much easier to change.....Shame on Whirlpool for making this so difficult.....must be a better way to cover the light bulb so that we ... read more

Glass microwave turntable shattered while taken out for a cleaning.

  • Customer: STEPHEN from FORT MYERS, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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  • 90 of 156 people found this instruction helpful
PartSelect had the turntable I needed at the best price. Ordering was easy, but best of all, the part was delivered next day. I was able to insert the new turntable plate into the microwave and it was good as new. read more