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I have a magic chef mcd1611w, runs 3 sec,shuts off, several times,then starts.

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I have the same problem with my new magic cheff over the stove microwave oven. I call magic chef and they gave me the 800 number for the service center (1-800-775-0202). When I described the problem they told me to just put a plate under the popper and this wouldn't happen anymore. I haven't tried it yet but here's hoping.

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Magic chief mcd1611w powers up then shuts self down?


It depends on how long it runs and the oven status (idle or dead?) when it shuts down.

It may be that the internal cooling fan is not running or is blocked, and that can cause overheating and thermal shutdown until it cools off.

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I've had my Magic Chef microwave for less than a year. If we use it for a long time,it shuts off for exactly 5 min. (I timed it) then it will start up again. Is something wrong with it?


A thermal protector on the magnetron or cavity could totally shut the oven off, but it seems unlikely it would be for exactly 5 minutes each time. I'd check that anyway. Could be a problem with the microprocessor on the main board.

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Magic chef MCD1611ST microwave, the display lights up, the time and powerlevel can be set, the light works when the door is open but when i hit start everything shuts off. Any suggestions?


There are a lot of possible causes, but I'd look at the door switches first, and the wiring connectors to them. Make sure the contacts on all the switches are opening and closing.

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My magic chef microwave locked itself. it wont unlock when i hold down the cancel key. what do i try next?


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MCD1611W New, popping popcorn in glass MW corn popper. 3-4 minutes to pop. After popped I open the door and after a few seconds the MW shuts down completely, no lights, no response to pad pushing.


Popcorn is a low-moisture food which can cause a microwave to overheat, as can a failure of the cooling fan or blocked vents.

You should always turn a paper plate upside-down on the turntable (slightly off-center for better heating) and place the popcorn container on top of that.

The paper plate elevates the popcorn for better exposure to the energy and protects the turntable from excessive heat.

Placing food off-center instead of in the center increases exposure to the energy and prevents the same spot on the turntable from being overheated repeatedly, which leads to material fatigue and cracking.

It's also a good idea to put about 1/2 cup of water in a 1-cup microwave-safe container in the corner of the oven when cooking low-moisture foods like popcorn, bacon, and potatoes.

The microwave's magnetron has a thermal protector (thermostat, TCO, or thermal fuse) attached to it.

If the magnetron gets too hot, it can be damaged or destroyed, so the thermal protector opens and disconnects the power to the whole oven.

If it is a resettable device, the power will be restored when the device cools. If it is not resettable, the device must be replaced.

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MCO153UWT shutting down after 3.5 minutes


it is an internal fan that is the problems, if this is a counter top MW just replace it. if Over The Range (OTR) and under warranty call for service. if out of warranty replace.

Jan 23, 2012 | Magic Chef Microwave Ovens

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I have a MAgic Chef MCM990ST and we've accidently threw away the instruction manual. How do you warm something up for only....lets say 15 seconds?


Press the "Power" button once to select 100% power. Then, enter your time and press the "Start/+ 30 Sec" button. Viola! So incredibly unintuitive that I had to find the manual online.

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Magic Chef Model #MCO160UW


Call 888-775-0202 Magic chef they will replace the part free of charge even if its not longer under warranty

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Shuts down for 5 minutes


I have the same problem with my new magic cheff over the stove microwave oven. I call magic chef and they gave me the 800 number for the service center (1-800-775-0202). When I described the problem they told me to just put a plate under the popper and this wouldn't happen anymore. I haven't tried it yet but here's hoping.

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