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RVM1325WW004 Hotpoint Microwave - Instructions

All installation instructions for RVM1325WW004 parts

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Micrwave won't run - turntable turns backwards when door opened...

  • Customer: Roger from Fountain Hills AZ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Most of the effort is simply getting the oven out of the built in enclosure and the sheet metal off. This take about 15 minutes then you have to remove the two screws (not handy location) that hold the door latch/switch assembly so you can remove the switch. I did this BEFORE ordering so I could test the switch (it was charred) and verify the part needed. WATCH OUT - some ovens use a normally open an some a normally closed version of this switch - you have to get the right one. I checked several suppliers that were showing the WRONG switch for my model. PartSelect had it right. Once I received the switch I had it on and the oven installed and running in less than 30 miutes. Working fine since then...

Microwave wouldn't start after "Start" pushed

  • Customer: Don from Monte Sereno CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Took cover off, noted the two side by side switches easily visible and we hought one of these was responsible. Then son noted a third switch at the top of the plastic assembly which inserts at an odd angle. When it was inspected signs of a previous short showed up with burnt contact points. Reinserted at same odd angle as there were guide holes, closed things up and oven worked 100%. Great prompt service and great website!! We will use you again

NO light

  • Customer: Dan from Leesburg FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
.Thank You Dan

Microwave would turn on when door opened

  • Customer: Lois from El Segundo CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed numerous screws holding the "body/shell" to the microwave. Removed body. I then unplugged top door switch, replaced it with new one, and "tested" the new one. I fixed our $400 convection micro with an $18 switch. NICE!

broken lens

  • Customer: greg from bellingham MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
first i remove the screw, then removed the lens assembly (really a frame) bent the feet out of the way, slid the old lens out and the new one in, bent the feet back in place and inserted the assembly into place replaced screw. the killer is a day later it was broken again, think the lens can't handle the heat from the oven below or the lights above. you guys where great fast and exact match part but the ge design is flawed

Microwave door handle was broken

  • Customer: Shelly from Pleasant Hill CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Removed a top and bottom screw. Pulled off the broken handle, put on the new handle, replace the 2 screws and about 60 seconds later, the repair was complete. Parts select seems to always have what parts I need and thats terrific.

handle broke off

  • Customer: Kelly from West Springfield MA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Piece of handle was still wrapped around the screw..took a little while to get the old part off only took about 2 minutes to install the new part...it was a perfect match and fit perfectly.

door handle broke

  • Customer: FRANKIE from NEW JOHNSONVILLE TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I first removed the broken door handle by removing two screws and replacing it with the new handle.The new handle was the exact size of the old handle,the holes lined-up perfect.I ordered the handle on thurs. and expected to get it the next week. I got the part Sat.

microwave would not start

  • Customer: JULIA from JACKSONVILLE FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
took of cover removed switch and replaced with new one

Broken handle

  • Customer: allan from Mayc Landing NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I went to use our microwave the Thursday before Christmas and the handle broke right off in my hand. I had to get to work and i did not tell my wife. By ten o'clock she called me and said the handle broke off when she used the microwave. I said I would try to find one and I did at PartSelect.The shipping I chose said 3 to 5 days.I placed the order about 2:30 that afternoon.The next day my wife called and said the handle had arrived and she put it on herself. Thanks for your prompt service, Allan Carignan

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 6 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.

Broken lens

  • Customer: Norman from Voorheesville NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
remove two screws bend out flaps remove broken glass install new glas bend flaps back to hold glass install two screws. Done.

Previoous glass lens was broken

  • Customer: Tommy from Santa clarita CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
This repair was easy and could be done by anyone. If you undertake to do this replacement, remember to slowly bend the medal tabs back that hold the lens. Handled roughly these tabs could break off.

This repair can be don in under 5 minutes, easily !!

Door handle broke off

  • Customer: David from Catonsville MD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Removed remainder of door handle by unscrewing top and bottom. Screws were still intact and easy to remove. Replaced with new handle. Very simple. Ordering was easy and precise. Part received within 3 days. Schematic provided at website provided detailed information to ensure proper ordering.

Power worked but would not cook

  • Customer: Jim from Albuquerque NM
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Took the front panel off, played with the switch while it was plugged in to verify the switch was bad. I actually was able to tweak the switch just right to keep the microwave working while the part was being delivered. When it came it was just removing two small screws and replacing. Very easy.
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