20 Most Recent KitchenAid KHMS147HS Microwave Oven Questions & Answers


If the sparks are happening on the inside of the microwave's cooking area while you are cooking, then make sure you clean the inner surfaces really well. Be sure to remove any cooked on food particles that may have splashed up during cooking.

If the cleaning does not work, you may need to replace the waveguide cover. Click on the following Youtube video link for an instructional video on the process:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0xsXjhefy4

If the sparks are coming from somewhere other that the cooking area, then your unit may need more significant electrical repairs or service.

Thank you very much and good luck.

KitchenAid... | Answered on Mar 30, 2011


The filters are probably in need of cleaning (or replacement). The manual outlines the procedure on page 22 - the link is below:

http://www.kitchenaid.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Use%20and%20Care%20Guide%20-%208183746.pdf

KitchenAid... | Answered on Sep 22, 2009


Normally you have to separate the door panels (as shown in the attached photo) and then you'll see the previously hidden screws you need to remove.

Or you can watch a YouTube video (not a video I made) that demonstrates how it's done.

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts 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.

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KitchenAid... | Answered on Jan 17, 2009


There are indeed two springs that "cross" each other, and they must be both be replaced to ensure full strength.

Normally you have to separate the door panels (as shown in the attached photo) and then you'll see the previously hidden screws you need to remove.

Or you can watch a YouTube video (not a video I made) that demonstrates how it's done.

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts 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.

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KitchenAid... | Answered on Dec 25, 2008


Yes, unless a technician may have removed it during a previous service. It should be located behind the controller assembly, sometimes in a small envelope.

At my Web site, I have a video showing you how to remove a typical microwave controller in about 5 minutes.
http://www.microwavecontrol.com

if you have other questions, please feel free to contact me directly by email through the Web site or at pupista@gmail.com
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KitchenAid... | Answered on Nov 14, 2019


Yes, it is probably a bad relay. Usually appliance techs just replace the whole control board, because those relays can be hard to find and buy.

KitchenAid... | Answered on Oct 14, 2019


Yes, it is most likely a bad relay on the control board.

KitchenAid... | Answered on Oct 05, 2019


Hi Jill, what the screen indicates is that the door is not closed
There are a number of internal contacts that have to be closed for the microwave to work
If any of them are wrong, they can give you that information.
Depending on the brand there may be between 2 or 3 contacts in the door area that generate that warning
Indicate brand, model and type of equipment you are commenting on, in order to find the best possible solution
I wait your answer
Regards Franco Dosil

Hola Jill, lo que te indica la pantalla es que la puerta no esta cerrada
Hay una serie de contactos internos que tienen que estar cerrados para que el microondas funcione
Si alguno de ellos esta mal puede darte esa informacion
Derpendiendo de la marca pueda haber entre 2 o 3 contactos en la zona de la puerta que generan ese aviso
Indica marca, modelo y tipo de equipo del que estas comentando, para poder encontrar la mejor soluci?n posible
Espero tu respuesta
Saludos Franco Dosil

KitchenAid... | Answered on Sep 12, 2019


There are interlocks and micro-switches to prevent accidental running with the door open. The issue with the lock is preventing operation. You need to have it professionally serviced.

KitchenAid... | Answered on Sep 09, 2019


You can find helpful Kitchenaid parts diagrams and get parts at affordable prices for most models from The Pros by entering your model number here:
http://tinyurl.com/gv383

KitchenAid... | Answered on Jun 30, 2019

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