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I have 6 month old Whirlpool combo oven/microwave unit KEMS308SSS05 which the microwave quit heating yesterday. It runs for 15 sec and then stops and shows error code F1E5 "replace micro inverter". THis looks like your part Inverter on your diagram (item 31 on your cabinet and stirrer diagram) Whirlpool W10120229. Question is "is there any description of how to replace this part??" how tough is it, etc. Thanks
ANSWER Hello Jim. 1. Unplug oven or disconnect power.
2. Remove the oven from its mounting location
and pull it forward so that you can access
the top cover.
3. Remove the four screws from the top cover
and remove the cover. 4. Remove the eight screws from the inner
cover and remove the cover. 5. Remove the ten screws from the upper rear
cover of the oven and remove the cover. 6. To remove the magnetron fan motor:
a) Remove the left screw from the appliance
manager board bracket. b) Remove the magnetron fan motor
housing screw from the rear of the
chassis. c) Remove the magnetron fan motor housing
assembly and set it on top of the
d) Disconnect the two black wires from
the magnetron fan motor terminals. e) Remove the three screws from the magnetron
fan motor housing and separate
the sections. f) Remove the magnetron fan motor
screws from the housing and remove
the motor from the housing. g) Pull the blower off the magnetron fan
motor shaft. 7. To remove the inverter:
a) Remove the two top screws from the
outer convection cover at the rear of
the oven. b) Remove the two inverter housing screws
from the rear of the oven. c) IMPORTANT: Touch a screwdriver
shaft to the two filament connectors
and chassis ground.
d) Disconnect the two filament wires from
the magnetron terminals.
e) Remove the screw from the green/yellow
ground wire. f) Lift the inverter housing and set it on
top of the oven.
g) Remove the wires from the inverter
h) Unclip the four housing tabs and lift the
top housing off the bottom half. i) Disconnect the wires from the inverter
2 red wires from CN703
Screw at green/yellow wire E701
3-wire connector at CN701
Blue and white wires at CN702 j) Unhook the two locking tabs and remove
the inverter from the lower half
of the housing.
Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com | Wednesday, December 19, 2012