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VM12AV-1 Maytag Microwave - Overview

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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 ...


Grease Filter

This is a vent hood grease filter manufactured for a variety of microwave models. It is made entirely of metal with a built-in tab for easy installation and removal. The vent hood filter collects grease particles that are in the exhaust air from cooking. Be sure to keep your filter clean. A clogged or dirty filter is a fire hazard and can cause your appliance to run inefficiently. This filter is approximately 7.5 inches wide and 5 inches deep. This replacement part is a genuine OEM part, is sourced from the original manufacturer, and is sold separately.


Ceramic Fuse - twenty amp

This microwave fuse is just over an inch in length. It has a white ceramic center, and metal on either end. This is a twenty amp 250-volt fuse, and is used to power your microwave....


Peel and Stick Door Film

Glass only.


Vent Grille

This white vent grille mounts above the door of the microwave.

Charcoal Air Filter

Sold individually.

Grille Mounting Bracket

Sold Individually.



Sold individually.

Control Panel Frame - White

Frame Only. Order control panel separately.



This part allows power to go one way but not the other.

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I Had A Hard Time Finding This Filter

  • Customer: Audrey from White Plains, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 524 of 585 people found this instruction helpful
I pulled out the old filters and just put in the new ones with ease, it was that simple. No screws was needed. read more

Broken vent grill and greasy filters.

  • Customer: karen from santa barbara, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 427 of 492 people found this instruction helpful
Had an ugly broken vent grill, found PARTSELECT and placed my order using the model number, popped up and was able to see what I needed. Received the item 2 days later and installed by removing two screws and removing the old one and installed the new one. Sooo easy and happy to find the old parts I needed. Select parts are the best place to find what you ne... read more

Replaced grease filters on Microwave

  • Customer: Dan from Nutley, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 68 of 130 people found this instruction helpful
It was a piece of cake....slid filters down and out, replace with new filters, slid down filter openings slightly and pulled filter up in to place. Done in less than one minute. read more