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How to replace the cooktop light on an over the range microwave

Has the light bulb failed?

If the display is on check or replace the light bulb.

The Cooktop/Vent Light bulb is located on the underside of the microwave oven, and is replaceable.

IMPORTANT: Use only an incandescent light bulb as a replacement.  Do not use an LED light bulb. 

NOTE: There may be one (1) or two (2) bulbs depending on model.

  • To Remove the Light Bulb:
    • Remove bulb cover screw, and open the bulb cover.  
    • Remove bulb.
    • Replace bulb with an incandescent bulb, close bulb cover, and secure with screw.

Incandescent light bulbs can be ordered at our Purchase Genuine Parts site.

Refer to the Use and Care Guide for detailed bulb replacement instructions.