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RVM1325WW02 Hotpoint Microwave - Instructions

All installation instructions for RVM1325WW02 parts

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When opening door, the microwave would turn on

  • Customer: William from Fridley MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
I've been fixing and taking things apart since I was a kid. I hoped that it was a bad switch in the door. Got out my test meter and check the 3 different switches. All 3 tested good, but one was a bit hit and miss. It would work if the microwave was on its side and wouldn't when it was set flat. I found the switch online and installed it. Took care of the problem.It was a whole lot cheaper than buying a new microwave. Thanks! Bill Brown, Fridley, MN

Bulb was stuck in the lamp

  • Customer: lawrence from huntersville NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
First I removed the screws that were underneath the microwave. Once I did that I disconnected the wires to the bulbs and removed the screws that were attached to the holder lamp. replaced the parts and reversed the process. It went really smooth.

door handle broke off

  • Customer: Donald from CHAPIN SC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I had to remove the two screws that were still in place from the broken door handle. Once they were removed I placed the new handle on the microwave and screwed the new handle in place. A total of less than 10 minutes!!!

microwave door handle broke

  • Customer: JOSEPH E from BRICK NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
removed the 2 existing screws, aligned handle with holes, tightened screws.....done

bulb fused to jolder

  • Customer: James from Big Rock IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
removed electrical wires, unscrewed holder, inserted holder, attached wires, added bulb, and put cover back on.

Light Socket replacement

  • Customer: Jill from Arlington TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
I was told by 2 different appliance technicians that the crumbled/melted light socket could not be replaced which meant replacing the entire microwave (expensive!). Other posters on your sight described the repair steps and I gave it a try. The hardest part was probably figuring out which switch in the fuse box belonged to it (now marked clearly). It was a simple matter of unscrewing the bottom panel of the microwave to access the socket, pulling the crumbled/melted unit off and shoving the new one on. I can't believe the repairmen didn't want any part of even giving it a try.

lens was not sized to fit and was left extremely sharp

  • Customer: robert from salmon ID
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
HAD TO TAKE TO A LOCAL GLASS SHOP FOR SIZING AND TO REMOVE SHARP EDGES. WILL NEVER ORDER AGAIN.

Handle on microwave fell off

  • Customer: Lynne from Waxahachie TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
There were globs of glue where handle was attached. Glue was brittle and chipped off rather easily. Ordered the new handle which arrived as the exact one needed and in 3 days with the lower cost shipping charge. The screws do not come with the handle but the old screws were still in the door and were removed easily with some needle nose pliers. Cleaned off appliance door and attached new handle in about 5 minutes or less. Used no new glue. A very easy repair.

Cooktop light receptacle cracked

  • Customer: Ronald from Wood Dale IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Remove screws holding bottom cover. Cover then swings down allowing access to the receptacles. Receptacles have a single screw attaching them to the appliance with a simple electrical plug supplying power. Very easy.

Old handle broke.

  • Customer: James from Smyrna TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the two screws holding the origional handle to the door. Attached new handle with same two screws. Job completed.

Bulb burned ot

  • Customer: John from Fort Smith AR
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Un screwed the cover but when i tried to remove the bulb it was broken at the base. I disconnected the power and used neddle nosed pliers to remove the base

handle broke

  • Customer: Tom from Cupertino, CA CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
had to use pliers to grab a nub of the plastic screw female that had broken off. Other than that, went easy. This is a product defect and not only should the part be free, but there should be a free retrofit repair.

Your part was here quickly and perfect.

Great job, thank you.

Broken glass and bad bulb

  • Customer: Chris from Destin FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed one screw, slid frame out and removed broken glass. replaced bulb. The hard part was slidding the frame back in place and starting the screw. We were very surprised at the fast delivery of the parts, thank you. The sad part, a few days later the glass broke again. We are trying to get to the people at GE to solve our problem. We feel like that will not happen, we just do not have the time to stay on hold on the phone waiting for someone to solve our problem. Will reorder glass.

The handle broke off are mirowave oven above are stove!

  • Customer: Kenneth from Las Vegas NV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was very simple. All we did was take two screws out and replace the handle and screw the new handle back on. That's it!!!
I thought the part was expensive but considering replacing the microwave it was well worth it!!

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...
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