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How do I reset the filter message on my Frigidaire microwave. I do not see any filter in the filter location charcoal or other wise

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External vent systems have the charcoal filter removed, generally at the time of installation, as it is not needed for this application.
The charcoal filter removes odors from internal recycled airflow.
There should be an aluminum grease filter that you can remove to clean in a warm soapy solution, let dry, and reinstall.

Posted on May 27, 2008

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SOURCE: I can not locate my charcoal filter

Charcoal filter is behind the grille at the top of the oven. Find screws in front or at top of the grille and remove them.  Remove the grille by shifting to one side and pulling forward with the door open.  You should see a slot where the filter is inserted.  Remove old filter and replace with new.  Note which side of old filter is up and position the new one the same way.  The filter sits on tabs at the side and back.   Replace grille and screws.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: How do you install charcoal filter on a GE profile Convection oven.

You can download GE owner's manuals and installation instructions here.

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Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: need help selecting proper charcoal filter

It's Part No. WB06X10359.

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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SOURCE: I need a charcoal filter

Thank you for your post Scott! I manage a ton of properties and worked with www.RangeHoodsFilter.com , they were VERY helpful and gave me discounts with quantity purchases. I order 20 then 800 range filters for our GE models. YOU ARE right, you order by part # and it is like a lottery if you get what you need. Quality, low cost and most important,,,THE FILTERSFIT.
Thanks again for your post! Buyers beware of ordering by just the part #. Measure and call them at 1-888-279-1670. One last thing, they also sell HVAC filters too . Custom sizes for all filters. I am very happy you saved myself a lot of time by your post.
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Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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Frigidaire microwave oven


Hello - This may or may not be specifically for your model, however these are generics instructions that I found.

To replace the light bulb to the over the range microwave you will need to follow the steps below:

1. To replace light bulb, first disconnect power to the microwave oven at the circuit breaker panel or by unplugging.

2. Remove the vent grill mounting screws.

3. Pull the vent grill away from the unit.

4. Remove the charcoal filter by pushing it inwards, then turn and pull it away from the unit.

5. Open light cover located behind filter mounting by carefully pulling up on the front edge.

6. Remove old light bulb and replace only with equivalent 30 watt bulb available from part distributor. Bulbs are also available at most hardware stores or lighting centers.

7. Replacing the microwave oven light cover by carefully pushing into place. Replace the charcoal filter. Push the vent grill back into place (engaging both the bottom and top tabs) and replace the vent grill mounting screws.


Note: DO NOT USE BULB LARGER THAN 30 WATTS.

Oct 27, 2012 | Frigidaire FMV152K Microwave Oven

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I don't know how to replace the charcoal filter on my Frigidaire FMV157GC microwave. There's also food between the grate and the glass on the microwave door. Help !


This is billed as the Use & Care Manual for the Frigidaire FMV156DC Microwave Oven:

ftp://ftp.electrolux-na.com/ProdInfo_PDF/Springfield/316495004en.pdf

Not sure it is the correct one but you will find instruction for cleaning the exhaust filters on page 19.

Below is the Use & Care Manual for a model direct from the Frigidaire site:

http://manuals.frigidaire.com/prodinfo_pdf/Springfield/316495057en.pdf

This is more helpful as on page 20 it includes illustrated instructions for removing the charcoal filter to change the oven light. Disconnect from power, remove the ventilation grate at the top to access the charcoal filter, slide back and lift to remove. With the grate removed carry out any required cleaning.

Mar 20, 2011 | Frigidaire FMV156DC Microwave Oven

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What is the part number for the charcoal filter.


For a Frigidaire FMV156EM (which is made by Sharp), the charcoal filter is Sharp part number RK-240 also known as PFIL-B016MRE0.

The first part shows up in simple Google searches, so feel free to pick a vendor that shows up there.

But my best suppliers don't show it, and the second part number is only in the service manual, so it must be a proprietary number.

Otherwise, you can search for your nearest service / parts supplier for Frigidaire here.

The owner's manual is here, and that will help you in changing it.

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Dec 31, 2010 | Frigidaire FMV156EM Microwave Oven

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Light won't go on; Model MMV1153WB-O


You can download owner's manuals and installation instructions for several brands (including Amana, Frigidaire, Jenn-Air, Kitchenaid, Litton, Maytag, Roper, Tappan, Thermador and Whirlpool) here.

Enter it as MMV1153WB0 (no dash, zero on the end, not "oh")

Or just get it here, to be more exact.
On page 4, it says:

"Installing/Replacing Filters and Light Bulbs
■ Grease filter: Grease filter is on the underside of microwave
oven. Clean monthly. Slide the filter away from the tab area,
and drop out the filter. To reinstall, place end of the filter into
the opening opposite the tab area, swing up the other end,
and slide it toward the tab area.
■ Charcoal filter: The charcoal filter is behind the vent grille at the
top front of the microwave oven. The charcoal filter cannot be
cleaned, and should be replaced about every 6 months.
Remove 2 screws on the vent grille, tilt the grille forward, lift it
out, and remove filter. To reinstall, place the filter into its slotted
area – wire mesh side up, replace vent grille, and secure with
screws.
■ Cooktop light(s): The cooktop light bulb(s) is(are) located on
the underside of the microwave oven, and is(are) replaceable.
Remove bulb cover screw, and open the bulb cover. Replace
bulb, close bulb cover, and secure with screw.
■ Cavity light: The cavity light bulb is located behind the vent
grille at the top front of the microwave oven, under the bulb
cover, and is replaceable. Remove 2 screws on the vent grille,
tilt the grille forward, and lift it out. Open bulb cover and
replace bulb. Close bulb cover, replace vent grille, and secure
with screws."

HINT: Unplug the oven before removing or installing the bulbs, or you may need this service.

You can find links to helpful exploded view diagrams and part ordering help here.

I recommend that you bookmark that link to your favorites. Hope this covers it.

William E. Miller
prototech@usa.net
http://www.microwavedisplay.com

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May 06, 2010 | Maytag Over-the-Range Microwave

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I was trying to clean charcoal filter, now not sure how to put back. Should it be horizontal or lil' slant position!


Charcoal filters cannot be cleaned. They must be replaced.

I'm assuming you have a Whirlpool brand microwave since you posted in a Whirlpool microwave category.

You can download free owners manuals and installation instructions for several brands (including Amana, Frigidaire, Jenn-Air, Kitchenaid, Litton, Maytag, Roper, Tappan, Thermador and Whirlpool) here.

You can find handy exploded views and order parts and accessories (such as charcoal filters) by entering your full model number here.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Sep 27, 2009 | Whirlpool MH1150XM Convection/Microwave...

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Changing filter


The grease filter is changed from the bottom of the unit.

The charcoal filter is changed as follows:

To Remove Charcoal Filter
To remove the charcoal filter, disconnect power
at the main fuse or circuit breaker panel or
pull the plug.
Remove the top grille by removing the screws
that hold it in place and sliding the grille to the
left (opening the door makes grille removal
easier). Slide the filter towards the front of the
oven and remove it.
To Install Charcoal Filter
To install a new filter, remove plastic and other
outer wrapping from the new filter.
Insert the filter into the top opening of the oven as
shown. It will rest at an angle on 2 side support tabs
and in front of the right rear tab. Replace the grille
and screws.

Aug 20, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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Where is the charcoal filter?


There is no charcoal filter unless you replaced the standard filter with a carcoal filter. Also, it may have m=been changed to a charcoal filter if the unit was alterd during installation as a re-circulating vent, not vented to the outside via the roof or wall.

The filter (Charcoal or not) is on the bottom of the unit. Put your head under the microwave and look up, there it is.

Apr 01, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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Microwave message says to replace charcoal filter. User manual states charcoal filter is used if unit is not vented outside. Our unit is vented outside


External vent systems have the charcoal filter removed, generally at the time of installation, as it is not needed for this application.
The charcoal filter removes odors from internal recycled airflow.
There should be an aluminum grease filter that you can remove to clean in a warm soapy solution, let dry, and reinstall.

May 27, 2008 | GE Microwave Ovens

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