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My microwave needs repair, rca LMV235BL 001 it was

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My microwave needs repair ...

My microwave needs repair

Contractor's Assistant: What's the microwave's make and model? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

Rca LMV235BL 001 it was manufactured in 1994...i need to know the cubit size

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

No relace

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Home Improvement
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Home Improvement Expert: Phil, Mechanical Engineer replied 8 months ago
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Hello, is this a built in micro wave or counter top? If its counter top just go shopping until you find one you like and you are finished.

If its built in you must match the size within half an inch or so. to do that remove the screws that retain the microwave to the cabinet, then slide the microwave out 2 inches and measure the opening size.... then go shopping for a built in with that size frame and the same voltage.

Repairs on that old unit will generally cost as much as replacing it.

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We can go from there without any time limits until you have all the data you need.

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