Replacement for the cabinet mounting bolts on Frigidaire microwave ovens
This article includes step-by-step instructions for replacing the cabinet mount nut on a Frigidaire oven (Model FFMV1645TSA). If the microwave isn’t mounted securely, it is usually necessary to replace this part. All information is applicable for the following brands: Frigidaire.
For this task, you will need a putty blade and pliers. You’ll also need a screwdriver with a Phillips head. Due to a microwave’s high current and voltage, you must take precautions when repairing this device. Unplug the appliance before disassembling it. Only professionals should access the interior components, as high-voltage capacitors used in microwaves could retain a charge long after the appliance has been unplugged. You’ll need to remove the appliance to change a cabinet mounting bolt. You will need to remove the glass turntable and then the support.
While releasing the three mounting bolts, have an assistant hold the microwave. Carefully tilt down the microwave and pull the power cable through the hole in the cabinet. Lift the microwave from the mounting plate.