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Entire microwave is dead except LED screen which has a message -- E 5 -- Spoke to Samsung who told me to unplug it for 10 minutes - that dosn't do anything. This is a top of the line over the stove model.

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From the Samsung FAQ:

For all error indications, including the SE or 5E error, try unplugging the microwave from the outlet for at least ten minutes and then plug it back in. If the error persists, the microwave may require service. Please use our ASC Locater (sic) to find your nearest Authorzied Service Center.

It may be a failed sensor.

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