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RVM1325WW004 Hotpoint Microwave - Instructions

All installation instructions for RVM1325WW004 parts

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Handle mount broke.

  • Customer: Alfonso from Grosse Pointe Park MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I just undid the 2 screws with Philips screwdriver and replaced handle and reinstalled same screws.

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
  • 4 of 12 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.

microwave Quit working but lights worked

  • Customer: Rick from Muncie IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
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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.

Original handle had sheared off at the face of the door.

  • Customer: David from League City TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I had to use a pair of needle nose pliers to hold the threaded plastic remnants of the original handle steady, while I used a phillips head screw driver to back each screw out. This process required careful use of the pliers as they would slip, a LOT... But once the orignal pieces were out, the new handle went in perfectly. And just in time to start cooking Thanksgiving dinner!

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

Broken Microwave Door Handle

  • Customer: Charles from Westmont NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
The part arrived very quickly - within three days of my order. It was a little challenging to get the broken handle off - you have to hold the plastic screw inserts with pliers or another screwdriver to prevent the screws from just spinning in place. Once secured from spinning, I was able to remove the two screws that attach the handle to the microwave door. The new part went on easily, but the fit of the new handle was snug and the screws a little difficult to drive. It helps if you push on the handle to keep it tight as you drive the screws. The entire repair was completed within five minutes and the microwave was "back in business". This repair can be easily completed by someone with little mechanical ability.

time would count down but unit would not run & heat.

  • Customer: Bill from Shawnee OK
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
remove cover, unplug secondary door switch (top switch)
remove switch from holder, install new switch, plug in wires, replace cover, very easy. door switches are a common problem
with microwave ovens.

Light bulb was burnt out and lens was broken

  • Customer: Andrew from Bolton CT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed the lens, it hinged down, then I could remove the frame. Pulled old bulb out and replaced with new one. Replaced broken glass in frame. Reset hinge into the holes and swung it up into place. Screwed it in.

Very easy!

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 out over stove

  • Customer: virginia from hilton head island SC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
so easy, but how do i turn light off?

Part recieved next day. thanks so much

UNDERNEATH LIGHT ON MICROWAVE WOULD NOT COME ON.

  • Customer: MARY from PLYMOUTH MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
MY SON=LAW DID REPAIR BECAUSE i AM ELDERLY AND IT WAS NECESARY TO REMOVE THE BOTTOM PLATE OF THE MICROWAVE WHICH I WAS UNABLE TO DO. THE MICROWAVE WAS INSTALLED IN 1987 AND I BELIEVE THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME TO REPLACE THE BULBS. WHEN MY SON REMOVED THEM THE BULB WAS DIINTERGRATED. THAT'S HOW OLD THEY WERE. ONCE HE WAS ABLE TO REMOVE THE UNDERNEATH PLATE THE REPAIR WAS EASY EXCEPT FOR REMOVING THE OLD BULBS. I THINK THAT I COULD HAVE DONE IT MYSELF BUT HE WAS AVAILABLE AND I AM SURE IT WAS DONE MUCH BETTER. ALL IN ALL THE PARTS)BULBS) WERE CORRECT AND EVERYTHING IS WORKIIN FINE. THIS IS A GOOD PLACE TO ORDER REPLACEMENT PARTS. IN FACT I AM GOING TO ORDER A NEW CHARCOAL FILTER. HE TOOK THE LABEL OFF THE OLD ONE AND I AM ORDERING THE REPLACEMENT. AFTER ALL 1987 MAY HAVE BEEN A GOOD YEAR, BUT TIME FOR A NEW ONE.
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light lens broke a couple of years ago

  • Customer: KAREN from MANSFIELD MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
unscrewed the screw, pried up metal tabs that hold in light lens. took out broken pieces, slid in new light lens re-secured tabs with fingers, screwed in the screw again.

Broken light lense

  • Customer: George from Marana AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed one screw, installed new lense in lense frame, rescrewed. Done.
All Instructions for the RVM1325WW004
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