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Vent Grille

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PartSelect Number PS391973
Manufacturer Part Number 8183948
Manufactured by Whirlpool

This white plastic vent grille mounts on the top of the microwave above the door, and covers components inside the microwave while allowing airflow through the slats. If the door on your microwave will not close properly, the vent grille could be at fault. If you notice that the vent grille is discolored, cracked, or broken, or if the mounting brackets on the grille are damaged or broken, you should replace the part. To replace the part, you will only need a Phillips head screw driver. Make sure this part is compatible with your microwave before ordering. This part does not include the screws used to mount it to your microwave.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Kenmore, Estate, Roper, Inglis.

This part works with the following products: Microwave.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Door not closing properly.

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Vent Grille

Part Number 392273

The vent grille mounts to the top of the microwave, above the door. If you notice that your vent grille is damaged, or your door is not closing properly, you may need to replace the vent grille. This vent grille is black in color and is made of plastic. This part is approximately 30 inches in length, by 3.5 inches in height. This part is sold individually and can be used on stainless models. Many of our customers have rated this repair as easy. To complete the repair, simply unscrew the damaged vent grille, and screw on the replacement part.

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Parts Used:
  • Vent Grille
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: KENNETH from ROGERSVILLE, AL

Vent grill tabs broke off

took old vent grill and tabs off using phillip screwdriver. started putting new grill on and it wouldnt go on. got to looking and there are two more screws that you have to loosen up so the grill will go into place these two screws are between the two tabs at each end. caution do not over tighten the screws it will break the tabs. overall easy to install.

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Parts Used:
  • Vent Grille
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Jaime from Melbourne, FL

Broken vent grill

Removed screws holding tabs from broken vent grill to microwave frame.

Carefully snapped new grill vent into slots on top of microwave and slid tabs into slots on top of the frame.

Replaced the two screws in the tabs.

Finished

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Parts Used:
  • Vent Grille
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Julia from Baltimore, MD

Vent grill wouldn't stay on. The clips broke.

Take out the screws, broken pieces of clip, then put in the new vent grill, replace the screws. Done!

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Parts Used:
  • Vent Grille
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Barbara from Kensington, MD

Our vent grill was cracked

This was a piece of cake! Less than 48 hours to get the part and 3 minutes to find and return the screwdriver and 3 to make the repair! I removed two screws, the old grill and then set the new grill in place and rescrewed the screws.

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Parts Used:
  • Vent Grille
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Christopher from Olympia, WA

Old vent grill cracked

First remove two screws on top of microwave. Pull off old vent grill. Finally line up new vent grill (bottom edge first) then snap into place. Replace two screws on top of microwave.

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Parts Used:
  • Vent Grille
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: John from Mentor, OH

Grill was cracked (mounting tabs) some time ago by unknown source. Suggest during in warranty problem on fire hazard. Vent grill was falling off.

Unscrewed the remaining (2) screws that held the vent in place, placed the new grill in the tab loctators, and screwed it into place. Done...in less than 10 minutes. It took me 15 minutes to find my wife to show her what a nice job I did.

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Parts Used:
  • Vent Grille
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: STEPHEN from RICHMOND, VA

Broken vent grill

I removed the 2 screws holding the broken vent grill, placed the new one in place and put the 2 screws back in place. Took less than 5 minutes from opening package to replacing the grill.

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Parts Used:
  • Vent Grille
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Judy from Albany, OR

Part of grill plastic became crystalized and cracked

First, the screws were removed that held the vent grill to take off grill. The new vent grill was then replaced in a very short time. No problems at all.

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