Look under the microwave to locate the two metal filters that are on both sides of the unit.
Put your index finger inside the "finger hold" or pull tab on each filter. Slide the filter toward the back or rear of the microwave. Pull the filter down and then toward the front of the microwave. The filter will then will drop down and out.
Mix a solution of hot water and dish soap or detergent in a bowl or in the sink. Soak each filter in the soap-and-water solution for up to five minutes.
Scrub lightly on each filter with a toothbrush to remove any debris and dirt that have become embedded in the filter.
Rinse each filter in cold water. Shake the filter up and down to remove any excess water.
Lay the filters aside and let them dry on a towel for at least five minutes to allow for the remaining water or moisture to dry.
Insert each filter into its slot on the back of the filter opening. Pull the filter forward to lock it into place and complete the project.
Things You Will Need
- Soap or detergent
- The filters on the Amana MVH201W need to be cleaned at least once a month.