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Cannot locate means to remove control panel cover so as to

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Cannot locate means to remove control panel cover so as to access fuse.
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 12 months ago.
Hello, and thank you for using this service. I'll be helping you with your problem today.

So to remove the control panel, you actually need to remove the entire outer shell of the microwave. That requires you to remove the screws coming in from the back of the microwave around the border. The entire outer shell will pull straight back, up, and off. Now you have access to the fuse from the top and the right side of the microwave.

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Customer: replied 12 months ago.

This is a built-in microwave - there is no "outer shell", Do I need to remove the microwave from the cabinet-work in which it is installed?

Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 12 months ago.
Aye. If you built this microwave into the cabinet (there is an option to make this a built in microwave if you buy a trim kit. You'll need to completely un-install the microwave before you can work on anything on the microwave. Then when the microwave is un-installed, the outer shell needs to be removed.

Customer: replied 12 months ago.

Alright - I undrerstand that I need to remove the microwave fromn the cabinet-work. Once the microwave is removed, where can I locate the fuse?

Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 12 months ago.
The fuse will be located somewhere behind the control panel area to the right of the microwave cavity.

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