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Whirlpool gold microwave over range model gh9184lq-2

Seems to be running but will not heat at all. Also FH3 shows on display when you push popcorn button and the range lights do not come on or the fan.

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http://www.whirlpool.com/digitalassets/MT4155SPS/Use%20and%20Care_EN.pdf


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You may need ADOBE READER installed on your computer to read PDF documents.
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please dont go poking about inside your microwave,,
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