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Samsung MU3250W Shut down

This just started happening. When I turn on microwave, it shuts down after 3 seconds and display reads 88:88. I reset the clock and try again. Same thing. I tried turning off power at breaker and having internal reset. Same thing happens after restart. Light and turntable work for the 3 seconds then all stop.

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  • garymbg Oct 19, 2008

    never benn repaired. It may well have benn humidity as it is again working

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    I would suspect that the magnetron is failing or the mesh RF gasket is loose or damaged.

    Has it been repaired recently?




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It could have been steam or humidity.

If this is an over the range model, be sure you always use the hood vent exhaust fan when you're cooking on the stove top.

Whether it's a counter top or over the range top, always be aware that the cooling fan is running when it's cooking.

When in doubt feel for air flow through the vents.

Good luck.

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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