How to Replace a Sharp Microwave Oven Light

Written by june sproat
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One of the easiest microwave repairs is replacing the light bulb. Most microwaves only have one bulb, and Sharp manufacturer puts it in an easily-accessible location. When replacing the bulb, make sure you have the correct wattage bulb that is compatible with your Sharp microwave.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • Screwdriver

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  1. 1

    Unplug your Sharp microwave.

  2. 2

    Locate the four screws on the microwave's outer cover. Unscrew all four screws and take off the cover.

  3. 3

    Unscrew the screw holding the bulb casing in place.

  4. 4

    Unscrew the old bulb and replace it with a new one.

  5. 5

    Screw the bulb's cover back in place.

  6. 6

    Put the cover back on the microwave by attaching the four screws.

  7. 7

    Plug in the microwave.

Tips and warnings

  • Always unplug the microwave before working on it.
  • Never test the microwave with the cover off.

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