Solving a Microwave Turntable That Won’t Turn

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In every microwave, the turntable plays a crucial part in evenly heating the food you put inside. While your microwave will still very much do its job without a functioning turntable, you may notice that parts of your dishes are colder than others. As an obvious annoyance, you want to get this issue fixed up fast. When your turntable no …

Troubleshooting a Troublesome Microwave Display

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Many homeowners aren’t very comfortable with DIY microwave repair, and sometimes for good reason. However, if your microwave display is acting up, typically you can repair this safely by yourself. You do need to be able to correctly diagnose symptoms of a troublesome display in order to make the correct repairs, though. If your microwave display is acting up, typically …

Why A Microwave is No Longer Heating?

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There are a lot of microwave issues you can let go on a while until repairing them, but when your microwave is not heating, that is a major problem. It is broken and unusable, and as such it needs repair. However, there are a number of issues that can cause a microwave to not produce heat. When a microwave is …

How to Replace the Turntable Motor Spacer in Your Whirlpool Microwave

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The turntable motor spacer protects the motor from moisture that can build up in your appliance. If it’s missing or broken, the motor may short out or malfunction. Order replacement part #8184109 for the right turntable motor spacer for your Whirlpool microwave. Then follow these steps to install it. 1. Unplug your microwave. During this repair, you will be disconnecting wires. Make …

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Microwave’s Light Bulb Once It Goes Out

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If your Whirlpool microwave doesn’t light up anymore, the interior light bulb has probably burnt out. Order a replacement 40-watt bulb with the part number 8206443. Then follow these steps to replace the burnt out light bulb. 1. Unplug the microwave. Before you start any repairs on an appliance, make sure it’s unplugged. During this repair, you will be accessing …

Diagnosing Different Microwave Noises

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It is a simple truth that every homeowner should know – if an appliance is making a different noise than usual, it is not good. If your microwave is making a new noise, something is broken. The question is, however, what part is broken? Interestingly enough, sometimes the kind of noise it is making can be a good indicator of …

How to Replace Your Kenmore Microwave’s Air Damper

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If the top of your microwave looks corroded above the exhaust vent, it’s time to replace the air damper. You might also need to replace this part if its flapper isn’t opening to allow air exhaust out during use. Order replacement part #W10843943 for your Kenmore microwave. Then follow these steps to replace the part. 1. Unplug your microwave. During the course of …

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Microwave’s Door

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When parts of your microwave break, it can be dangerous. If your microwave’s door is broken, such as with cracked glass, there’s no longer a tight seal protecting you from the microwave when it’s working. A broken door latch might also protect your microwave from working altogether. If your microwave’s door shows any signs of damage, replace it. Order part #W10247772 …