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Microwave Grease Filter – Part Number: 5230W1A012B
Microwave Grease Filter
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PartSelect #: PS3527528
Manufacturer #: 5230W1A012B
This is a single grease filter manufactured for a microwave. The microwave grease filter filters the exhaust air and traps any grease flowing out of the appliance. It is important to keep the filter c...
$9.23
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Light Bulb - 120V 30W – Part Number: 6912W1Z004B
Light Bulb - 120V 30W
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PartSelect #: PS3530415
Manufacturer #: 6912W1Z004B
This is a light bulb and it is a part for your microwave. This bulb uses 30 watts, operates on 125 volts, and is an incandescent lamp. The function of this bulb is to illuminate the surface underneath...
$14.05
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Charcoal Filter – Part Number: 5230W1A011B
Charcoal Filter
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PartSelect #: PS3527525
Manufacturer #: 5230W1A011B
This is the replacement charcoal filter for your microwave. It is approximately 8 inches by 5 inches. The charcoal filter removes cooking odors from the air that circulate through the microwave vent. ...
$13.56
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Switch,Micro – Part Number: 6600W1K001C
Switch,Micro
PartSelect #: PS3529293
Manufacturer #: 6600W1K001C
This micro-switch is designed for use in your microwave. The function of this part is to monitor the door latch position and communicate to the electronic control board whether the latch is open or cl...   No Longer Available
Switch,Micro – Part Number: 6600W1K001D
Switch,Micro
PartSelect #: PS3529294
Manufacturer #: 6600W1K001D
The door switch, often referred to as a primary interlock switch, provides power to the various components in the microwave when the door is in a closed position, and interrupts power when the door is...   No Longer Available
Air Duct Bracket – Part Number: 4810W1A151A
Air Duct Bracket
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PartSelect #: PS3523851
Manufacturer #: 4810W1A151A
This bracket holds the metal or plastic flapper that closes off the exhaust duct when the fan is not running and opens when the fan turns on. If the exhaust fan on your microwave does not appear to be...
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Damper – Part Number: 4900W1A001B
Damper
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PartSelect #: PS3524148
Manufacturer #: 4900W1A001B
This metal vent damper door closes off the exhaust duct when the fan is not running to stop outside air from entering the microwave unit, and opens when the fan turns on to allow air to vent away from...
$12.76
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Turntable Motor Coupler – Part Number: 4370W1A006B
Turntable Motor Coupler
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PartSelect #: PS3522918
Manufacturer #: 4370W1A006B
The turntable motor coupler connects the turntable motor to the tray. If the turntable on your microwave will not rotate, you may have a faulty motor coupler. The coupler commonly has a D shaped openi...
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Locker – Part Number: 4026W2A019A
Locker
PartSelect #: PS3522838
Manufacturer #: 4026W2A019A
The locker, or door latch assembly fits to the inside of the microwave door, and keeps the door closed. If the door on your microwave oven doesn’t appear to close properly, you may have a problem with...   No Longer Available
Plate,Mount – Part Number: 3300W0A030A
Plate,Mount
PartSelect #: PS3518617
Manufacturer #: 3300W0A030A
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Rivet – Part Number: 4051W3A001A
Rivet
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PartSelect #: PS3522869
Manufacturer #: 4051W3A001A
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Fuse,Time Delay – Part Number: 3B74133Q
Fuse,Time Delay
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PartSelect #: PS3522743
Manufacturer #: 3B74133Q
The fuse-time delay may also be known as a line fuse or a microwave fuse, and it is a piece for your microwave. The function of this part is to shut off the microwave if there is a power surge, in ord...
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Microwave would not rotate or heat up food.
After watching a few youtube videos, I used a phillips SD to take controll pannel off to access the switches that sense when microwave door is closed. Swapped out all 3 switched and mocrowave works like new. $20 fix (shipping included)
Parts Used:
SWITCH,MICRO SWITCH,MICRO
  • Joshua from WHITE LAKE, MI
  • Difficulty Level:
    Very Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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the handle broke in half
With the amount of force needed to open the microwave door I can see this repair repeated. Some of the handle was still attached to the door so I could open it easy enough. there is a flamge covering the scerws to remove the handle. using a small flat blade screw driver aids in the removal of the flange to expose the screws. the square flange surrounds the entire frame of the door.remove the screws located in the recessed edge along the outside edge of the door.do this by viewing the location of the peices still attached to the door. after removing the screws and broken parts of the old handle,place the new handle in the cutouts where the handle is located,replace the screw,this may take some force since the handle is new. reposition the flange to the framevia the snaps along the edges and becareful not to force it because damage to the snaps are possible.thats it,two minute repair.
Parts Used:
Microwave Door Handle
  • Garth from Albuquerque, NM
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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Microwave would not power up.
Fun and easy fix for my kids.

The countdown timer was working but no "cooking" happening. Did not hear the familiar sound of the heating part working.

Determined it might be some simple switches for under $15 dollars. Bought one of each. They allow the microwave to turn on/activate by signaling that the door is properly latched. My wife noticed that it was failing and then failed over the course of about a day. Several times where it worked, then did not work. The timer was counting down one time and then when she opened the door the microwave heating component turned on. Guess it had activated the switch as she was opening the door.

Procedure to repair
- Unplug
- Remove two screws on front top - allows you to remove the vent. Realized there was a charcoal filter there that I had never replaced so ordered that after the fix.
- Remove two screws to pull off the front right panel (area where your microwave buttons are) One at the top under the before mentioned vent and one under the microwave on the far right corner.
- Have someone hold the panel because wiring is to short to place it on a ledge while connected or take a picture and remove connections. I simply held it while my daughter undid the micro switches.
- Carefully remove micro switches. There were two "orange" button ones so I chose the top one to replace along with the green button one that I had ordered, so I simply pulled an orange from the bottom and a green from the top latch area. You may have remove the part that holds the switches since it was a little tough with the wires in the way and not knowing how the switches stay put.
- plug in new switches and place in the brackets that hold them in place
- reverse everything you did.
Viola - a working microwave vs purchasing a brand new for several hundred dollars or having to call in a technician.I love that my young kids did this project with me and we actually got it running. Don't like to have to throw away more items at the landfill.

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Parts Used:
SWITCH,MICRO SWITCH,MICRO
  • Dusty from SNOWMASS VLG, CO
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
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