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2.1 cu. ft. Over-the-Range Microwave with Steam cooking

Model # WMH53521HW

 4.7 out of 5 (38 Reviews)

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Available in 4 Color(s)

Regular Price $398.99

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Quickly clean up spills with a wipe in our over-the-range microwave thanks to its CleanRelease® non-stick interior. Free up cooktop space by steaming foods like vegetables or fish* right in your over-the-oven microwave, or use sensor cooking that adjusts the cook time so your food comes out of your over-the-range microwave ready to eat.

Features:

  • 4-speed, 400 CFM motor class
  • Fingerprint Resistant
  • 90 Hinge Door
  • Sensor Cooking
  • Dishwasher-safe turntable plate
  • 2.1 cu. ft. Capacity
Dimensions
Capacity 2-1/10
Depth 16.0 in
Depth With Door Open 90 Degree 39-3/8 in
Height 17-1/8 in
Width 29-15/16 in
Configuration and Overview
ADA Compliant No
Microwave Type Over-the-Range
Prop 65 CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY - WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov .
Size 30 in
UL UL
Appearance
Handle Color Silver
Controls
Control Location Blue
Number of Keypads 33
Number of Quick Touch/One-Touch Selections 12
Details
Clock Yes
Night Light Yes
Number of Power Levels 10
Microwave Details
Cavity Finish Non-Stick
Convection No
Cooking Power 1000 w
Grill No
Interior Light Incandescent
Microwave Selections Add 30 Seconds, Beverage, Control Lock, Cook, Cook Power, Cook Time, Defrost, Dinner Plate, End of Cycle Signal, Fresh Vegetable, Frozen Vegetable, Frozen Entree, Keep Warm, Off/Cancel, Pizza, Popcorn, Potato, Reheat, Soften/Melt, Sound On/Off, Steam
Number or Racks 1
Sensor Cooking Yes
Turntable Stoppable
Turntable Diameter Size 14.0 in
Ventilation System
Blower Type Centrifugal
Duct Direction Vertical or Horizontal
Duct Outlet Size 3 1/4 x 10
Duct Type Rectangular
Filters Charcoal Odor Removing Filter
Number of Speeds 4
Ventilation Type Updraft
Certifications
ADA Compliant No
Kosher Consumer Friendly Yes
Electrical
Hz 60
Watts 1000
Configuration
Microwave Configuration Microwave Hood Combination
Exterior
Handle Color White

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4.7

out of 5 (38 Reviews)

94% of reviewers recommend this product.

Excellent Microwave

Submitted by saxman418 - 7/22/2019

I bought this microwave because of a "best rating" by a leading consumer magazine and the rating is right on the mark. Great microwave with a lot of built in functions and easy to figure out.
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Love the features and improvements over our2004 Wh

Submitted by Lento - 7/15/2019

Especially like the improvement in the rotating center.
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Good over the range microwave

Submitted by Mante - 6/28/2019

We had to replace our 20 year old over the range microwave. This new Whirlpool has all that we need and more. We like the large size and the turn table. Initially getting use to the start button and turning the range on and off was some getting use to in comparison to our old microwave. One downside is I prefer a brighter light covering a wider surface space, the Whirlpool doesn't seem to do that for me. Other than that it cooks well and warms things up well. So far so good.
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Good microwave

Submitted by 2604 - 6/20/2019

Installed 2 weeks ago. Works great. Only issue is a hinge on the door grinding which is being taken care of
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So Far so Good

Submitted by Larrycs - 5/28/2019

We have had this appliance for a short time and everything seems to be working okay. It is nice looking.
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2nd one!

Submitted by Homey88 - 5/14/2019

This one replaced a 10 year old Whirlpool, which I had no problems with what so ever. What sold me is the non stick interior. A few minor changes though. A much more robust door handle and hinges, 4 vs 3 speed blower, this one moves much more air and has 2 carbon filters, the old model has 1. This one is catering to the younger crowd by having an arrow to represent start and an x for stop/cancel. Those of us who dislike windows need to adjust, but I digress. The new model is about 5 pounds heavier, imagine that in today's world. My old Whirlpool was able to use LED lamps inside and underneath, this one not so much. If you use an LED inside it will blow half the segments without even starting the oven, just opening the door causes the problem and the underside never turns off, just high, low, dim. On the plus side, it makes a great night light. Also, I haven't tried the "steam option" because I can't find a genuine Whirlpool Tupperware dish as recommended. All in all, I'm glad I bought this new model, it's big, quiet, faster and significantly more options.
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Best Idea

Submitted by Dar78 - 5/10/2019

I had no idea that they made a microwave for over the stove with both a fan and an oven light. The fan has 4 speeds and there is also a night light. I am so happy with my purchase. It saves me a lot of time. The convenience of being able to check on the food in the microwave while cooking on the stove is wonderful. Welcome to the 21 century.
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Whirlpool Microwave

Submitted by Dennis K - 5/7/2019

We bought this microwave from Allentown Appliance dealer. Excellent Service
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Quiet!

Submitted by mtcrf - 5/3/2019

We are happy with our purchase! Looks great as well!
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VERY large outer dimensions, boxy, poor lighting.

Submitted by MIcrowave9999 - 4/23/2019

The last time I replaced our over-the-range Maytag microwave with a new Maytag unit, everything fit just the same as the previous unit and I was able to use the old mounting plate and have it installed in minutes! THIS time, NOTHING fit as before and a different and much smaller back plate was required. So, the installation took more than an hour; supplied paper templates were very difficult to use. Except for the width, the new unit is much larger (we didn't need that). The light inside the unit is so dim that we have to turn off the kitchen light to see (through the door) what is cooking. The light under the microwave is o.k., but could be a lot brighter (our Maytag unit had a brighter halogen bulb). Buttons for start/stop are not colored (green/red) and are reversed from Maytag unit. "User manual" is very poorly written and incomplete. While we do want sound indicating that cooking is completed, it would be nice to have just four short beeps like our old Maytag unit, instead of the obnoxious "music" which plays after cooking in completed. Is there a "hidden" way to change that? With all that said, if this unit holds up as well as the previous Maytag unit, I suppose that we will be satisfied with it. Just a lot less to live with and get used to.
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No, I do not recommend this product

Excellent product

Submitted by Righton - 4/22/2019

When we bought it we didn't realize all the features , having for a month I still haven't used all the features . It's amazing
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Whirlpool - 2.1 cu. ft Over-the-Range Microwave

Submitted by Katu - 3/15/2019

It is a good microwave, however the reason why I purchased this one rather than another microwave was because of the rack which allows you to reheat/cook more than one plate at a time. When I read the directions, I found out that you must remove the rack every time you use it, which of course, is time consuming and awkward. As a result, I do not use it.
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Updated Features

Submitted by Great Aunt - 3/8/2019

I bought this model which is the updated version of the previous one I owned. The other model had issues with the door latch causing the power to shut off. After 3 attempts to have it fixed, we bought this one. So far so good. The timer is quieter than the other one, which isn't a good thing if you are in another room. Otherwise, I like it.
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All the Bells and Whistles!

Submitted by bbar - 2/22/2019

This is a large capacity,and has the latest Features.
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Interior size, ease of use, controls easy to use

Submitted by Brewerj1 - 2/22/2019

We bought this a month ago and have found it to be very accurate in the cooking features that we have used so far.
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Works great

Submitted by Rich n - 1/23/2019

Just installed and works great nice size. Would reconmend
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Perfect!

Submitted by Bobbyj - 1/18/2019

I bought this for kitchen renovation and love you can change fan from internal to external.
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Love it

Submitted by klay - 1/16/2019

Had this about 1 month and love the size and new features
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Great Appliance

Submitted by Diletta - 1/10/2019

We bought the white and it took some time to get here because it was holiday season and it was backordered. I am astonished at how well it fits above the range and blends in with the kitchen. It has an elegant look. Really appreciate the sound of the alerts. Runs quiet. Great Fan. We are very happy with it so far.
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Love my new Whirlpool Microwave

Submitted by Tinabelle1 - 1/3/2019

We remodeled our home and purchased Whirlpool appliances for our kitchen. We love our new microwave and are impressed with the features.
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Love the new look

Submitted by Luvmyz28 - 10/11/2018

Love the new look of the hidden exhaust vents. Needs brighter lighting for me inside the microwave, hard to see through the door while cooking to see clearly and the light under the hood is position at the back which means the light shines down on the ovens back knobs. Prefer the light in the front so the front burners of the stove that I used to cook most often would be better to see. Just my preferences. Everything works great. The sound is much quieter than my previous Whirlpool Microwave. I will still stay with Whirlpool products.
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Great features

Submitted by burnell - 10/10/2018

works good so far and i hope we have no trouble with it!
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Great features

Submitted by Cruzerlynn - 10/1/2018

I love the steam cooking hope this one last longer than my first one like this only had it 3 years and it stopped working
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Love it.

Submitted by PJAlex - 9/25/2018

One month and so far, I continue to enjoy its user friendly format and great features. Looks awesome in our kitchen.
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Great features

Submitted by Jeannie 17 - 8/15/2018

I am truly happy with this Microwave it's easy to use and has way more features than my old one had
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Great features!!!

Submitted by Stacey2 - 8/8/2018

Excellent microwave very quiet and easy to operate. Love all the extras. I highly recommend.
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Fantastic features!

Submitted by connie925 - 5/23/2018

This microwave is a replacement for an older model. We did not know what we were missing! This newer model does it all while being one of the most quiet appliances in my house. I love the energy saving option, the newer sensor options (especially the "potato" option), and the fact that there are 3 speeds on the fan. We are still exploring the microwave because we've only had it a few weeks but, so far it's exceeded my expectations.
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2.1 Microwave

Submitted by Glad Owner - 4/23/2018

Large with many features and a wire shelf. So quiet. Easy to use and perfect for me.
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Great Microwave

Submitted by aauwen - 3/28/2018

Works as advertised, very quiet, spacious interior and very nice variety of features..!!
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great product

Submitted by i like corvett's - 2/27/2018

works good, priced right. would purchase again. good value.
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HUGE Turntable and Super Quiet! Best Microwave!

Submitted by CT29265 - 2/19/2018

We originally bought an LG microwave which came in crushed at Lowe's. The appliances expert suggested this one...and I'm glad she did! It is AWESOME!
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Absolutely love all the features!!!!!

Submitted by MarthaLB - 2/16/2018

Purchased a month ago and absolutely love all the features. Baked potatoes come out just perfect and it's so quiet!!!!!
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Easy to use

Submitted by Jo70 - 1/25/2018

I am very pleased with this microwave. It is so easy to use. I really like the large capacity also.
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Technology Plus

Submitted by Ronlie - 1/23/2018

we bought this when we upgraded our kitchen. the old unit was Whirlpool also. The learning curve was not too different. the main difference was in the controls. they operate similar to the updated MS Office system icons and the Smartphone iconography. One main difference for us is that the rack that went into it added a whole other cooking space.
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Whirlpool microwave review

Submitted by mariejohns - 1/22/2018

After much research on the internet, I found this model and must say it does all of the things I wanted it to do and then some. Very pleased.
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Ease of use

Submitted by John Bridgman - 11/7/2017

Works great and is very quiet. It has a very modern look to it .
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Happy Now !

Submitted by Majorfin - 11/7/2017

we purchased our Microwave 1 month ago and we love it , go perfect with the rest of our whirlpool appliances .
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Happy with performance

Submitted by Fishing Mike - 11/7/2017

Working as advertised, easy to use. Design matches our kitchen perfectly
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