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Whrilpool microwave mh1150xm does nothing...dead

My wife was cleaning our microwave and it suddenly blew the breaker. I reset the breaker and now the microwave is dead. I assume it is an internal fuse...but where is it located?

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There should be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.

If you don't find it, contact me and I can e-mail it to you.

At our site, we have a video showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

Is it possible that some spray cleaner accidentally got into the controls?

Direct spraying of cleaners on the keypad and steam from the cooktop can damage the controls.

Always spray non-ammonia cleaner on a soft cloth (not a paper towel which can scratch) and gently wipe the keypad.

Always use the vent fan when cooking on the stove top to keep steam and grease out of the controls.

If it does not dry out over time, it may need to be manually dried or blown out.

If you think the controller or keypad may have trouble, we repair these on a regular basis for $39.95 in most cases in about a week or so door to door.

Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your model number) for more information & help.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

William E. Miller
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http://www.microwavedisplay.com

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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