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RVM1325BW02 Hotpoint Microwave - Instructions

All installation instructions for RVM1325BW02 parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the microwave repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

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Left light socket was damaged beyond repair

  • Customer: Kathleen from Streamwood IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Handed the part to my son. He unscrewed 5 screws in the base of the microwave, it dropped down. The light mechanism was clearly in view. With the exception of some corrosion on the old piece, it was simple to remove and replace, put back together, screw back up and all worked fine.

After closing door the display panel must be tapped on to keep the unit operating.

  • Customer: Paul from San Jose CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
The switches are not the problem! The problem is in the tolerences of the latch housing. I have ordered two new housings (Upper & Lower) and will see if the tolerences are closer. If not I will try epoxying a shim to the plate that operates the microswitches. The other option is to file the mounting slots of the housing to allow adjustment, which would be iffy,keeping them from moving with use. The exploded drawings really need to be clarified. The scale is way too small. It was extremely difficult to pick out the individual parts of the mechanisiam.

dirty, needed to be replaced

  • Customer: Brenda from Iowa City IA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 7 of 20 people found this instruction helpful
I was very happy with the ease of finding the product I needed, the time it took to arrive and the fact that I received the right part. The replacement process was easy and only took about a minute.

Display was dim and controls did not work

  • Customer: Margaret from Spring Hill FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed access cover, disconnected wires after making a record of connections. Removed mounting screws and replaced control board. Reassembled.

Microwave appeared to work. Fan worked, timer worked plate rotated. It just didn't heat the food!

  • Customer: Mark from Hanover Park IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I purchased the fuse and 3 door switches from PartSelect. Replaced the fuse first but that did not solve the problem. Then I replaced the 3 door switches and problem solved!! So fuse only cost $5.00 so glad I have a new fuse in there as well. To see how to replace door switches see videos on utube!!

Broken light socket

  • Customer: Richard from Batavia OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Turned the power to the unit off. Removed seven- (7) small screws from the base plate, not removing the rear screws. The plate dropped a few inches allowing me to get to the light socket.

I removed one- (1) screw that allowed the socket to be removed. I then detached the two- (2) electrical leads. I now installed the new socket, replacing the leads and the screw along with a new bulb. I pushed the bottom plate back into the up position and replaced the seven- (7) screws.

Turned the power back on and we were good to go.

Bulb was burnt out

  • Customer: Judy Ann from Fort Pierce FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Just unscrewed the screw holding the lens, unscrewed the bulb and put the new bulb in. Simple

Interior Light Out

  • Customer: Steven from Waldorf MD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Removed Cover Plate,
Removed back cover
Bulb disintegrated removed base with pliers
Screwed in new lamp
Replaced cover
Done

door handle broke off

  • Customer: Wyn from rigby ID
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
The handle is held in place by two screws, so it was a simple matter to remove the screws and attach the new handle with the same screws

Broken lens.

  • Customer: Gary from Warren MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Used a phillips head screw driver and loosened the lens frame under the microwave. Removed the broken lens and replaced it with the lens ordered. Put the lens frame back in place and secured it with the phillips head screw.

Door handle Broke

  • Customer: George from Wildwood MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Took the old one off with a phillips head screwdriver and screwed the new one on. Very Simple!

Plastic Handle Broke

  • Customer: Wendel from Beech Mountain NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Had a little problem removing the screws as the handle broke of flush to face of the microware. After I got the screws out using a needlenose pliers to help the repair went quickly.

bulb burned out -cracked holder lamp

  • Customer: Terry from Justice IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
pluged wires back on ,placed lamp holder and bulb back and replaced screws

The bulbs burned out, the glass lens cracked and the light socket broke when trying to remove the bulb

  • Customer: Warren from Council Bluffs IA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the sockets, lens and bulbs. The first time the new bulb was touching the lens and the heat broke the lens and burnt out the bulb. The second time I adjusted the socket so that the bulb does not touch the lens.

Impressed by how quickly the parts arrived after the order was submitted. Two days.

Thank you.

light bulb burned out

  • Customer: Lois Jane from Fernley NV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
took out several screws dropped down the panel under the microwave and unscrewed the bulb and put the new one in. It was a simple job.
All Instructions for the RVM1325BW02
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