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Microwave has no power

I was making microwave popcorn for my daughter. I pressed start on the microwave and the numbers on the timer started flashing and the microwave stopped working. I flipped the circuit breaker back on but there is still no power to my microwave. I plugged my can opener into the outlet for the microwave and it worked just fine, so I know the problem has to be with the microwave itself. The microwave is only 15 months old, just barely out of warranty, of course. We haven't abused the microwave, so I have a really hard time believing it is completely dead. Please help.

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  • nathancha Oct 20, 2008

    Thank you for your help. I actually just happened to have a repairman in my home today to fix a washer issue (when it rains, it pours). The very nice gentleman took a look at my microwave for FREE! He replaced the fuse, but told me that he couldn't guarantee how long it would last, because there was something else shorting out that was causing the fuse to blow. The first time I used my microwave after he left, the fuse blew and no power again. I guess we get to look for a new microwave now.

  • Kaylove Apr 13, 2009

    Same here, was making bagel bites, microwave was working fine, then just lost power, checked other sockets....nothing. 


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HELLO I BELEIVE THAT YOU HAVE A BLOWN FUSE, OPEN THE MICROWAVE AND LOOK FOR A WHITE FUSE, NORMALLY IS ABOUT 250V/15A TRY TO GET THE SAME ONE AT RADIO SHACK

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