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WMH1162XVS3 Whirlpool Microwave - Overview

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$3.19

Light Bulb - 40W

This exterior light bulb for your microwave is 40W and has a small screw-in base. To access the exterior light bulb, you will need to remove the panel on the bottom of the microwav...

$8.86

Charcoal Filter

The charcoal filter in your microwave is designed to improve air circulation and eliminate odors while cooking. If the exhaust fan on your microwave is not working, you may need to replace your charcoal filter. This charcoal filter is located within the intake grille of your microwave, which will need to be unscrewed and opened to gain access to the filter. The manufacturer recommends that you change your charcoal filter every six months. This filter measures 5 inches by 5.375 inches by 0.375 inches. Be sure to measure your current filter to assure correct replacement. This product is sold individually.

$3.50

Light Bulb - 40W

The 40W lightbulb is found in the interior of your microwave, which will need to be replaced if you have noticed the light is no longer coming on after opening the door. The light ...

$8.52

Grease Filter

This is a grease filter and the purpose of this part is to be used in conjunction with your ventilation system. Your grease filter will trap grease and help eliminate odors from the exhaust air while cooking. The dimensions of this piece are roughly 13 inches wide, and 6 inches deep. This model is silver and sold individually. Note that most microwaves require two. The most common reason for needing to change the filter is if your exhaust fan is not working, or if the part has incurred damage over time.

$47.68

Glass Cooking Tray

This a genuine OEM microwave cooking tray. It is also known as a microwave turntable or microwave plate. The function of the tray is to hold and rotate food items while the applian...

$28.77

Vent Grille - Black

This part mounts on the top of the microwave above the door.

$8.40

Fuse

If your microwave is not turning on it could be due to your fuse needing to be replaced. This part protects the microwave by shutting it off if there is an electrical surge. This f...

$19.14

Diode

This diode, or high voltage diode, is used in microwaves. It is an electrical current control device that ensures power flows in one direction and not the other way. If your microwave produces no heat, heats inconsistently, or gets noisy, replacing this part can be the solution. The tools needed for this replacement are a nutdriver, pliers, and screwdrivers. First remove the microwave cover, then remove the old part by disconnecting the small thermostat. Replace with the new diode. Remember to use the diagram provided by the manufacturer for more instructions.

$4.75

SWITCH

$18.95

Drive Coupling

This is an authentic manufactured drive coupling for a microwave. It fits on the motor shaft to hold and rotate the glass turntable tray while the appliance is running. This part has a D-shaped insert for the motor shaft, and measures approximately 3 inches in diameter. You may need to replace this part if the microwave tray will not turn. No tools are required for this repair. It is recommended to check the support ring before ordering the drive coupling in case the wheels are broken. This part is also known as a turntable coupling or microwave turntable support.

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Mounting brackets are fragile and plastic support is easily broken

  • Customer: Richard from San Antonio, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 557 of 755 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the intake grille. The grille should be removed prior to cleaning. The entire part is plastic and easily broken so that the two tabs for the mounting screws are shattered and will not hold the part in place. If one attempts to clean the grille using only a moderate amount of pressure with a cloth the fragile plastic will break. The part is poorl... read more

broken glass turntable

  • Customer: Deborah from Baltimore, MD
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 387 of 391 people found this instruction helpful
No repair- just replaced glass turntable.
Right part I needed with first try read more

top plastic grill discolored

  • Customer: RUSSELL from RICHMOND HTS, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 320 of 508 people found this instruction helpful
removed old grill with screwdriver and added new one read more