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I have a amana easy touch control 700 and the oven light is

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i have a amana easy touch control 700 and the oven light is out and I need to replace the bulb but can not get the cover off how do I do this
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Customer: I can not get the cover off the oven light
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 1 year ago.
The glass lens cover should just rotate counter-clockwise but it's gets seized in place due to all the heat inside the oven. The metal base warps a bit over time so you'll have to get extra leverage. I typically use one of those rubber round grips which help you open a jar lid. I'll place that over the lens cover and then use channel locks to grab the outside edge of the lens and then just rotate it counter-clockwise until I can hand twist the cover off the rest of the way. We are on the honor system here. Please remember to rate my service by selecting a star at the top of the screen before you leave today. If you need anything else, just let me know. You can continue asking follow-up questions at no additional charge after rating my service if you still need assistance.
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 1 year ago.
Hello again. I'm just following up because I haven't heard back from you and I see this question is still open. Is there anything else I can help you with?