How to Clean a Kitchenaid Microwave [Quick Guide]

Does your microwave have tough stains or a smell that you can’t get rid of? If that is the case, this article is for. We are going to show you how to clean a Kitchenaid microwave and get rid of any smells it may have.

How to Clean a Kitchenaid Microwave Interior

To clean the interior of your Kitchenaid microwave, follow these steps…

Step 1: Unplug the microwave.

Step 2: Take a microwave safe bowl and pour 1 cup of water in it.

Step 3: Get a lemon and cut it in half.

Step 4: Squeeze the lemon juice into the water.

Step 5: Drop the two halves in after squeezing.

Step 6: Place the bowl in a microwave and boil on the highest setting for 5 minutes.

Step 7: After 5 minutes, turn the microwave off and leave the bowl for another 5 minutes.

Step 8: Afterwards, take out the bowl.

Step 9: Use a soft sponge to clean the microwave interior.

Step 10: Carefully take out the glass tray and wash. Do not use a dishwasher for this unless the manual tells you that it is safe to do so.

Step 11: To clean the microwave door, spray some glass cleaner on it and wipe with a soft towel.

If your microwave has some tough stains, do the following…

Step 1: Get some baking soda and water.

Step 2: Make a paste out them and apply it on the stains.

Step 3: Leave the paste on the stains for about 10 minutes.

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Step 4: After 10 minutes, use a soft sponge to scrub the stains off.

Step 5: Do this as many times as you need to get rid of all the stains.

How to Clean a Kitchenaid Microwave Filter

To clean the grease filter in a Kitchenaid microwave, do the following…

Step 1: Turn the microwave off.

Step 2: Look underneath the microwave. There will be an iron tab on it. Pull the tab to release the grease filter.

Step 3: Place the filter in a bowl of hot water with some mild dishwashing soap.

Step 4: Leave the filter in the water for ten minutes.

Step 5: After ten minutes, get a soft sponge and scrub out all the grease on the filter.

Step 6: Rinse the filter with some cool water.

Step 7: Place the filter on a towel to dry.

Step 8: Return the filter to the microwave.

Note: Do not use the microwave without the grease filter as it could cause some harm.

There are two different filters in a Kitchenaid microwave; a charcoal filter and the grease filter. When the grease filter gets clogged with oil from your food, you will need to wash it. However, when the charcoal filter reaches the recommended time, you will need to replace. We are going to show you how to replace a charcoal filter and how to clean a grease filter.

To replace the charcoal filter in a Kitchenaid microwave, do the following…

Step 1: Turn off and unplug the microwave.

Step 2: Take out the two screws at the top of the microwave front grille.

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Step 3: Pull out the front grille.

Step 4: Inside the opening, you will see the charcoal filter. Take it out.

Step 5: Get a new filter.

Step 6: Slide the new filter in.

Step 7: Return the front grille and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 8: Plug the microwave back in.

Below is a video on how to replace the charcoal filter in your Kitchenaid microwave…

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