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MH3184XPS4 Whirlpool Microwave - Instructions

All installation instructions for MH3184XPS4 parts

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glass turn table would not turn

  • Customer: CJ from Bullard TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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After researching online, I found that I needed the turntable drive coupling, part#PS993087. when I went to your site it showed the same part but the part number had changed but said it would fit my microwave. Well, I was really surprised and happy when the part I received 3 days after I placed the order, with normal shipping,fit perfectly and now my turn table in my microwave works. I have marked this site a a favorite and will use it I'm sure soon. Being a single women and having to figure out how to fix the things on a small buget, I'm learning a lot and have a lot of respect for men that know how to do all the repair stuff. Thanks so much, I have been able to mark this off my list of things to fix. Have a nice day. Cj- age, 58

broken cooking tray. Food not heating evenly.

  • Customer: James from Winter Park FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Simply placed new dish on the rotating hub.

Left metal hook on vent grille broke off where it screwed into the plastic

  • Customer: Sue from Nashville TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Repair was a breeze. When I received the part the metal piece had been bent in shipment so I gently removed with a screwdriver and bent it back then gently placed metal piece back into place. Your customer service is "AWESOME" Shelley C was amazing. Its rare to find that kind of customer service these days. I have ALWAYS purchased Whirlpool appliances because of their dependability and will contine in the future!Thank you!

A glass fell out of pantry onto glass tray and broke it.

  • Customer: Al from Torrance CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I called the repair/parts number to make sure I had correct parts and the young lady instructed me as to the size of the serving tray; within 48 hours we had the VERY carefully wrapped carton opened and back in the microwave, working perfectly. Thank you. We'll recommend you to our friends!

Venbt grill was broken and wuld not stay attached to microwave

  • Customer: Chris from Audubon IA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I took it out of the box, unwrapped the part, then snapped it on. Quick and easy

OTR microwave oven was missing the installation bracket

  • Customer: Rich Dudding from Miami FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the manufacturer's installation instructions. Everything worked perfectly.

Microwave turntable stopped rotating.

  • Customer: Larrt from Minooka IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1. Unplug the power cord from the wall socket. 2. Remove the 10 screws holding the bottom cabinet cover in place. The bottom cabinet cover will swing down allowing acces to the inside ofe the microwave. 3. Remove the connector from the turntable motor. 4. Use a T15 Torx driver to remove the 2 Torx screws holding the motor in place. 5. Remove the motor. 6. Reverse the process using the new motor.

Glass cooking tray for microwave cracked.

  • Customer: Sharon from Kannapolis NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
All I had to do was lay the new tray in the microwave. Easy as pie. Also, the new tray arrived very quickly.

No Heat / sparks

  • Customer: Robert from Red River NM
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This is an over stove top mounted oven. Remove oven from mount and place on a work surface with padding to support the lamps and vent holes. Strip the case off and locate the noted other "most likely" parts. Watch out for the Capasitor. Read the test note available for each part; Diode, Thermister Fix, Capasitor and Magnitron. Do the test checks. My issue wasn't obvious because I think the Capasitor was discharged and needed to be hot to check the Magnitron. (I'm not an electrical engineer so...) At this point I did the foolish thing...I plugged the unit in and ran it. Watching from a distance I saw sparks fly from the top side of the Magnitron with the same result from my cup of water (cold-no sprks here.) I replaced the diode and tried again, same result. I ordered the Mag and the Thrmst-Fix. Thrmst-Fix was on BO when the Mag got here so I installed the part. Had to remove several pieces to afford room to work and still had to stretch and pry to get the old out and new in. Mag is held in place with Torx screws so check that before you start. No other tool works. Mag was the problem for this unit. Some problems encountered: Parts and pieces were quick in arriving as long as they were not Back Ordered. Be careful to follow a thread for your product to order parts. These review/instructions are mixed for simular appliances and sometimes lead off to other part lists and numbers. Prices differ from model to model, list to list and the part numbers change. Go back to your product and then trace for the correct parts. I noted a $40 price dif.between Magnitrons from simular part lists. When you receive the part check to match the part numbers, Manuf. no. are different from the Part Select No. but can be crossed. Otherwise using this site's instructions, checks, insulated tools, big rubber gloves and a face shield I managed to save a $600 machine from the junk pile. Parts as ordered were recieved and return of un-touched parts were accepted by Parts Select without unexpected hassle. Thanks for a positive experience.

Missing bracket for mounting microwave oven

  • Customer: Timothy from Reno NV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Attached bracket to wall with screws and hung microwave oven. Very easy project.

Broke glass tray

  • Customer: Katherine from Cleveland TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Arrived in 24hours!!! Great.

Microwave had no charcoal filters in the lower area just above the cooking range.

  • Customer: Darrell from Oklahoma City OK
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I simply removed the mesh guards in the bottom of the microwave ad placed the new charcoal filters behind them and replaced them in the slots under the appliance.

Replaced vent grill

  • Customer: Kevin from Franklin MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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Just snapped on. Less than 30 seconds to finish. Simple!

needed a replacement filter

  • Customer: Otha from Missouri City TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
slide the old one out of the slot and insert the new one in its place.

broken glass cooking tray for microwave

  • Customer: Vanessa from Atlanta GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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Twas really easy considering that all I had to do was place the plate back in the microwave. Easy Peasey
All Instructions for the MH3184XPS4
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