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PES7227DL4WW GE Countertop Microwave - No Light


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Mar 14, 2023
Model Number
Less than 1 year
My GE microwave's light is dead. Contacted GE who sent out a tech to repair. After much ado, it turns out my model is "unrepairable." They are designed with no replaceable parts. Any warranty is replacement only. Does anyone know if this is true. I have to believe there is a light bulb in my unit and if I replace it, all will be well.
They are designed with no replaceable parts. Any warranty is replacement only. Does anyone know if this is true.

That is true.

Many newer, cheaper appliance models are not cost effective to repair. The manufacturers don't even supply a parts list for them. Without a parts list we have no part numbers to look for. The parts might be available from another model but there is no way to locate them. The model is very likely made by a secondary manufacturer and not even actually by GE.

1. Make sure it is the bulb by testing it for continuity.

2. If it really is DOA, post clear photos of it (along with any numbering on it) and we'll see if we can find something close.

3. Post a photo of its model and serial number tag, hopefully showing its FCC ID # and we might be able to trace it back to the OEM manufacturer for parts.

⚠️ Disconnect the power before servicing. Even just replacing the bulb can damage the electronic control on some model if the bulb is serviced while the machine is still powered.

Dan O.
Sorry for the delay. I opened up the microwave today and found the bulb which by multimeter had a busted filament. The attached four photos provide the details of bulb assembly. All of the part numbers are molded into the bottom. The photos are large so I may have to reduce their size.


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Here's what I found. It looks like it was made for GE by Midea. I do not know any Midea parts suppliers.

I think I found the GE replacement part. It's expensive... as many GE replacement parts are.

LINK > GE Microwave Lamp # WB36X10175

If there's room for straight wire terminal this LG bulb might be able to be used.

LINK > LG Microwave Light Bulb 6912W3B002K
LINK > LG Microwave Light Bulb 6912W3B002L

Or you can order a universal one like:

LINK > 1 pcs Microwave Oven Light Bulb for Midea
or an LED version:
LINK > LED version Microwave Oven Light Bulb

I do not know for certain but I believe they'd all be 20 watt bulbs.

Dan O.
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