GE/GE_Thumb/00123223i01.gif
See part 30 in the diagram
( Grid squares measure 1x1 inch )

Get in touch, we're here to help!

Open until 10PM EST

customerservice@partselect.com

Light Socket - 250V 75W

★★★★★
★★★★★
11 Reviews
$30.93   In Stock

Get this part fast. Average delivery time via standard shipping: 1.8 days.

PartSelect Number PS230544
Manufacturer Part Number WB08X10016
Manufactured by GE
Product Description

Light Socket - 250V 75W Specifications

This light bulb socket that is used in microwaves. The socket is meant to fit small-base light bulbs. * Please note: The light bulb is not included with this part and is sold separately. If the following symptoms occur, you may need to replace this part: existing socket is broken or cracked, light bulb is not turning on, or new light bulb does not work. Remember to unplug microwave before installing this part and refer to the manual provided by the manufacturer for installation instructions and a detailed diagram.

How Buying OEM Parts Can Save You Time and Money

Troubleshooting
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Won’t turn on
This part works with the following products:
Microwave, Range.
This part works with the following products:
General Electric, Hotpoint, Kenmore.
Part# WB08X10016 replaces these:
AP3669152, 769460, WB08X10016, WB08X0310, WB08X10011, WB08X10017, WB8X10011, WB8X10016, WB8X10017, WB8X310
Questions and Answers

We're sorry, but our Q&A experts are temporarily unavailable.
Please check back later if you still haven't found the answer you need.

5 questions answered by our experts.
    Sort by:
    Sorry, we couldn't find any existing answers that matched.Try using some different or simpler keywords, or submit your new question by using the "Ask a Question" button above!
    Stephen
    April 22, 2019
    Light socket (part number wb08x10016). Is there any documentation on how to replace the socket. Tried to unscrew the existing light bulb (it burned out) and it broke at the base. Now the base of the bulb is still screwed into the socket. Any suggestions?
    For model number EMO3000HSS01
    Hi Stephen, thank you for your question. Unfortunately we do not have anything on a situation like that. What I could suggest would be to cut power to your appliance completely. Then you could take a pair of pliers or something of the like, stick it into the broken base, firmly press it open so that it puts pressure on the sides of the base and then try to screw it out like you normally would with the whole bulb. This however is just a suggestion. I hope that helps. Good luck with your repair.

    5 people found this helpful.

    Was this helpful?
    Thank you for voting!
    Melene
    August 11, 2017
    Control panel display goes off/on sporadically. If off, i can sometimes still get the microwave to work by selecting the appropriate keys (+) start. When this doesn't work, hitting the control panel or slamming the door may enable starting. What part(s) do you recommend? Thank you!
    For model number Hotpoint RVM1325WW03
    Hi Melene, Thank you for your inquiry. If your touchpad is not responding, the part that fixes the issue the majority of the time is the secondary door switch. Some other parts you may want to check to see if they are causing the issue are the light socket, the monitor door switch, the thermo sw-tco sense temp, the touchpad and the electronic control board. To verify which part is causing the issue I would use a multimeter to check the continuity of each part. I hope this helps with your repair. Thank you and have a great day!

    3 people found this helpful.

    Was this helpful?
    Thank you for voting!
    Lee
    November 5, 2017
    While replacing light bulb the socket and light bulb popped and the entire microwave did not function after this. Could replacing the socket allow the microwave to be functional again.
    For model number JMV1750DM1BB
    Hi Lee, Thank you for your inquiry. Replacing the light socket may fix the issue, but if it is not coming on I would use a multimeter to check the electronic control board to see if it is not shorted out. You will need to check the door switches as well. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

    3 people found this helpful.

    Was this helpful?
    Thank you for voting!
    Barbara
    March 4, 2019
    Light bulb is stuck inside the black plastic holder. How can i replace this part & bulb?
    For model number PEB7226SF1SS
    Hi Barbara, thank you for inquiring. The light bulb and socket for model PEB7226SF1SS is PS8754485. Unfortunately, we do not have a repair video for this, but many of our customers have been able to do the repair on their own. It really depends on your own experience with repair.

    1 person found this helpful.

    Was this helpful?
    Thank you for voting!
    Manuel
    July 15, 2019
    My bulb went out (under micro lights up stove surface) and went I replaced it. I heard a pop. I removed the light sockets (2) Connections to sockets look black so think I should replace both sockets and wiring that connects them. Please advise if I should be looking for a fuse. Thank you
    For model number RVM1625SJ01
    Hi Manuel, Thank you for your question. If the lights were the only parts that were not working correctly, then I would replace the sockets. There is a fuse listed under your model number, part number PS239525, but this should not be the issue. If you would like to test it to see if there is an issue with it, you will need to test it with a multimeter. Here is a link to one of our videos on YouTube that you may reference on how to use one, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWC44fHn0As. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

    1 person found this helpful.

    Was this helpful?
    Thank you for voting!
      Customer Repair Stories
       Average Repair Rating: 4.2 / 5.0, 32 reviews. What's this?
      Sort by:
      Sorry, we couldn't find any existing installation instruction that matched.
      Light bulb out, tried to remove, lamp socket broke
      Above the stove mounted microwave. I dropped the lens cover from under the bulb and tried to remove the bulb. The bulb separated from the base. I tried to remove the base with a pliers and the lamp socket broke. I ordered the parts and dropped the bottom cover of the unit down (5 screws). Removed 1 screww from the lamp socket, unplugged the wires and took it out. Simply replaced socket, fastened bottom cover of microwave, installed new bulb and closed lens cover.
      • Gene from Urbana, IL
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      • Parts Used:
        WB36X10003, WB08X10016
      209 of 237 people found this instruction helpful.
      Was this instruction helpful to you?
      Thank you for voting!
      Socket cracks and goes brittle from heat from bulb.
      Unplugged the microwave first, then removed the screws that hold the cover in place. This gives easy access to the socket. Remove the screws that hold the socket in, unplug old socket, replace with new one and you are back in the light again.
      • Thomas from Deltona, FL
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      • Parts Used:
        WB08X10016
      57 of 65 people found this instruction helpful.
      Was this instruction helpful to you?
      Thank you for voting!
      Bulb burnt out and stuck to socket holder
      1. Take off bottom panel
      2. discon wire from microwave
      3. set panel on table
      4. unscrew panel cover under metal cover bracket
      5. need to do that because screw from cover panel won't let you put in light bulb in round hole in metal cover panel
      6. take new socket holder and insert bulb
      and screw back on to metal cover bracket after remove bad socket holder and bulb by unscrewing
      7. recon wire
      8. test before putting back bottom panel
      9. screw bottom panel back on.
      40 of 45 people found this instruction helpful.
      Was this instruction helpful to you?
      Thank you for voting!
      both lights burned out
      After reading some of the comments that others wrote, I decided to order the light sockets along with the replacement bulbs. As predicted, the old light bulbs broke when I tried to remove them - the bulb separated from the base which was still screwed in the socket. After removing the screws that held the bottom panel, I was able to remove the socket assemblies with ease. After inspection of the old sockets, I was glad I ordered new sockets - the old sockets were burned in some spots and very brittle. The parts arrived within a day and a half after I ordered them, but when the parts arrived, one of the bulbs was broken (happened during shipping). I called the office phone number and talked to a really pleasant technician who refunded me the price of the broken bulb and placed an order for a replacement. That was the Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving Day. I got the replacement bulb yesterday (Tuesday) morning - still really quick considering the Thanksgiving holiday. All of the parts are installed and are working excellent. I am definately going to keep their WEBsite for future use, and I'll be letting my friends know about them. Thanks PartSelect, you've earned my business.
      • Rick from Federal Way, WA
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        15 - 30 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      • Parts Used:
        WB36X10003, WB08X10016
      27 of 31 people found this instruction helpful.
      Was this instruction helpful to you?
      Thank you for voting!
      turntable wouldnt turn,and light sockets were cracked and brittle.
      turntable coupler was an easy switch from inside the cooking area(pull out and push in the new part).The light sockets were accessed by removing five screws under the microwave,lowering the panel and replacing the light sockets(one screw in each and two electrical plugins)simple....
      • Kerry from Davis Junction, IL
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      • Parts Used:
        WB06X10420, WB08X10016
      18 of 22 people found this instruction helpful.
      Was this instruction helpful to you?
      Thank you for voting!
      Light bulbs wouldn't come out of socket
      I ended up breaking one bulb trying to remove a burnt bulb for replacement. We then tried removing the other bulb and it wouldn't come out either. I googled the problem and found PartSelect and an explaination of the problem. Heat from either the stove or the bulbs had fused the bulbs into the sockets. Comments on the problem explained that you just remove the bottome pannel (we had seven screws), unplug the old sockets, insert the new and new bulbs and reattach the panel. It was quick and no problems to correct. We did discover the microwave was on its own breaker, make sure to disconnect or cutoff power to the microwave before you start.
      • Toni from Denton, NC
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        15 - 30 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      • Parts Used:
        WB36X10003, WB08X10016
      17 of 18 people found this instruction helpful.
      Was this instruction helpful to you?
      Thank you for voting!
      Original filter needed replacement, bulb socket was damaged, lens was broken.
      Removed the 7 screws holding the bottom of the microwave cover, also opened the access covers to the lights. Damaged socket was easily replaced along with both bulbs and the broken lens, then resecured the covers. Top front cover was removed (2 screws) and the new filter was inserted, then the cover replaced. Very easy, about 15 minutes, without any injuries!
      • David from Dade City, FL
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      14 of 21 people found this instruction helpful.
      Was this instruction helpful to you?
      Thank you for voting!
      Broke light fixture socket
      Rather than open access door took off bottom (5 screws) This gave more room as the microwave is mounted under the wall cabinets over the stove.
      • Norman from Benson, NC
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      • Parts Used:
        WB08X10016
      11 of 12 people found this instruction helpful.
      Was this instruction helpful to you?
      Thank you for voting!
      Light socket replacement
      I unscrewed the entire undersurface of the microwave (I didn't do this before!) and replaced the light socket. Easy job and I'm glad the part was still available.
      • lester from orlando, FL
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      • Parts Used:
        WB08X10016
      10 of 10 people found this instruction helpful.
      Was this instruction helpful to you?
      Thank you for voting!
      Bulbs broke off in socket, socket would not come out
      I removed both sockets from the microwave and when your part arrived, I installed them both including the new lights. The work perfectly and it was very easy to put them in. I also appreciate the speed of delivery and your concern for my feed back on the product. I have you number in my contact list and should I need another part, I'll check with your first.
      thanks you
      • William from Kingwood, TX
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        30 - 60 mins
      • Tools:
        Pliers, Screw drivers
      • Parts Used:
        WB08X10016
      10 of 13 people found this instruction helpful.
      Was this instruction helpful to you?
      Thank you for voting!
      Customer Reviews
      Average Rating:
      ★★★★★
      ★★★★★
      11 Reviews
      4.9
      Filter By Rating:
      • 5 Stars
        10
      • 4 Stars
        1
      • 3 Stars
        0
      • 2 Stars
        0
      • 1 Star
        0
      Sort by:
      Sorry, we couldn't find any existing reviews that matched. Try using some different or simpler keywords.
      Related Parts
      Model Cross Reference
      This part works with the following models:
      PartSelect Number: PS230544
      Manufacturer Part Number: WB08X10016
      Brand
      Model Number
      Description
      Kenmore
      36362702200
      Microwave
      Kenmore
      36362709300
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850BMC01
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850BMC02
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850DM2BB
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850DM2WW
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850DM3BB
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850DM3WW
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850DM4BB
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850DM4WW
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850DMBB01
      Microwave - Counter Top
      General Electric
      DVM1850DMWW01
      Microwave - Counter Top
      General Electric
      DVM1850MM2BG
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850MM3BG
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850MM4BG
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850MMBG01
      Microwave - Counter Top
      General Electric
      DVM1850SM2SS
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850SM3SS
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850SM4SS
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850SMC01
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850SMC02
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850SMSS01
      Microwave - Counter Top
      General Electric
      DVM1850WMC01
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM1850WMC02
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM7195BL1TS
      Range
      General Electric
      DVM7195BL2TS
      Microwave
      General Electric
      DVM7195DK1BB
      Microwave - MICROWAVE
      General Electric
      DVM7195DK1WW
      Microwave - MICROWAVE
      General Electric
      DVM7195DK2BB
      Microwave - MICROWAVE/HOOD COMBO
      General Electric
      DVM7195DK2WW
      Microwave - MICROWAVE/HOOD COMBO

      Get in touch, we're here to help!

      Open until 10PM EST

      Contact Customer Service