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RVM225WL02 Hotpoint Microwave - Instructions

All installation instructions for RVM225WL02 parts

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Bent, Broken, Melted rack support

  • Customer: JAMES from PISGAH FOREST NC
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered new support (price was less than Postage) Ordered for Microwave, should have ordered for Convection Microwave. Filed side SS to fit part ordered, after much filing got the new part (wrong) into the side panel. Looks great, wrong color but should be OK/

Door handle broke

  • Customer: Elizabeth from Santa Rosa CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the one screw, the other end was broke. Replaced the handle. At first it didn't screw in tight, so I turned it around and put in both screws and bingo, good as new. Thanks for your quick response. Was simple.

One support always fell out/ other was fried to the wall

  • Customer: Philip from Forest Hills Gdns. NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Because of it's age and my memory of it's wall installation problems, I was extremely happy to find the parts. Merely popped the old "fried " support bracket out, snapped it the two replacement brackets and I was back in business with a "new" spark free appliance. Thanks ever so much! Smooth, "no brainer" installation! Extremely pleased with results!

the handle was broken

  • Customer: Jorge from Pleasanton CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
just screwed the new part

Microwave Door Handle broke at bottom

  • Customer: Eugene from Elkridge MD
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
When I tried to remove the handle, I discovered someone (teenage step daughters) attempted to glue the broken handle to hide the fact that it was broken. It did not work. The handle broke again, leaving part of the handle assemply suck in the door. I had to use a cordless drill to drill out the glued in portion of the handle. Fortunately, when the drill bit dug it, it broke the glue seal and the broken insert came out. After that, it was a breeze to install the replacement door handle.

The handle broke at the bottom.

  • Customer: Darenda from Houston TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the existing screws and removed broken handle. Wa able to still use existing screws and install new handle. Very easy.

Microwave oven handle broke loose at bottom of door.

  • Customer: Richard from Concord MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Philips Head #2. Two srcews out....two screws in. A perfect fit!

microwave door handle was broked

  • Customer: Dale from Michigan City IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the old handle and replaced it with the new handle. Using the two screws from the old handle. It took about 5 minutes to complete the job.

Light bulb wouldn't light.

  • Customer: Steven from Marina Del Rey CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed difuser (one screw), removed old bulb, screwed in new bulb, replaced difuser.

chattering noise/ burning smell

  • Customer: James from Enfield CT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Removed control panel disconnected old capacitor installed new and returned the leads back on to the new. replaced control cover and tested

Broken handle on the microwave

  • Customer: Hugh M. from Overland Park KS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the 2 screws at the inside of the microwave door-can't miss them, removed the handle. I think it took more time to clean the area around the handle on the front of the door than it did to replace it. Anyway, held the new handle in place and re-attached the 2 screws and it was done.

Right hand surface lamp burned out. It apparently fald up and broke the glass cover. I wne on line when I found out the only local deaaler was some miles away and more expensive.

  • Customer: Leon F. from Brookline MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Simple. The parts came instantly. The glass was too big so I had it cut to size. I unscrewed the fixture with a screw driver replaced the bulb and slipped the glass cover into the frame and screwed the whole assembly in.

Handle was broken

  • Customer: Aubrey from Silver Spring MD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removed old handle. Cleaned area on microwave door. Screwed hanle on.

Screws with appliance seemed a little big for holes in new handle

  • Customer: Lillie from Franklinville NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
First I removed the two screws that held the handle on. Then I laid the handle down in the way it was on the microwave to be sure I didn't put the new handle on up side down. It appeared only one way to put the handle on. The screws were a little difficult to screw in all the way. First time doing something like this and I was afraid I'd break the new handle. So I had my son to help. No problem once the handle was attached properly. Thank you so much for the quick delivery. The handle works perfectly now.

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
All Instructions for the RVM225WL02
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