Did you know that every microwave has a filter that removes cooking odors so youll not sense any bad odor in the kitchen? And when you cook multiple dishes the odor of a previously cooked food will not affect the food you cook next. To keep your microwave working in top condition and reduce bad odors you should regularly replace the filter once in 6 months. The Whirlpool 8206230A Microwave Hood Charcoal Replacement Filter is compatible with most models of Whirlpool microwave. This original replacement part measures 5" by 5.375" by 0.375". Measure the existing charcoal filter in your microwave to ensure the Whirlpool 8206230A Microwave Hood Charcoal Replacement Filter makes a perfect replacement.