Question about Sharp R-1480 Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Microwave suddenly and radomly turns off

Microwave will be found blinking 88:88. I can press the stop button and reset the clock and the microwave will usually work for a while. Sometimes it will stop in the middle of a use cycle. Also, the opening and closing of the door tends to "reset" the microwave. I assume that there is some kind of short or a bad switch associated with the door latches. Your help would be appreciated.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 899 Answers

Yes ,the latch switches will need to be replaced , bad connection

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hi there, I've just moved into a new apartment and the Samsung Timesaver microwave seemed to be working fine yesterday, but it has been beeping at odd times for no reason. I turned the power off to stop...


Hi, this is usually a bad touchpad. The way to tell for sure is to kill power to the unit, take the control panel down and unplug the ribbon connector that connects touchpanel to the clock. Put it back together and reapply power. The clock will just sit there blinking and, obviously, the buttons won't work, either. if the beeping stops, then the touch panel is bad. And If it still beeps, then you have a bad clock.

Apr 03, 2011 | Samsung MC5694 Microwave Oven

1 Answer

I have a Shapr Microwave Convection model R-8880(W) T which is flashing after being stored for 3 months. It won't work, the timing light just keeps flashing on andoff 88-888. Does it have a reset...


Try pushing / stop reset first. The setting the time by pushing clock button .... punch in the time and push the clock button again. Just respond here if that does not work. 88-8888 is what you get after your first plug it in. Sometimes you will get PF if you unplug it and plug it back in. If that appears push stop / reset / clear. (Same button)

Kelly

Dec 26, 2010 | Sharp Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Whirpool microwave resetting clock


Whirlpool Microwave X2-30ES

I was pressing one too many buttons.

Press Clock, then Stop, press in the 24 hour time digits, then press Clock again.

Nov 02, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

3 Answers

How to set clock on sharp microwave


normally you look for the clock ot watch icon. Pressing it once will give you the option for 24 hours setting. Press it twice and it will give you the opportunity to set to 12 hours setting. Using the no. keypad, punch in the time and then repress the clock icon again.

Sep 21, 2009 | Sharp R-1480 Microwave Oven

1 Answer

R-209BK Sharp Microwave buttons inoperable


I had this problem too:
it turns out that it (apparently) just needed some 'warm-up' time!

After being plugged in for about 15 to 30 minutes,
the buttons suddenly "came to life"...

Note that when it's flashing 88:88 you are supposed to _start_ with the 'Stop/Clear' button. After that, set the clock (press "Clock", enter the time with the number pad, then press Clock again).

Hope that helps.

Sep 01, 2009 | Sharp R-1502 Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Sanyo microwave clock reset


This is the generic instructions to set the clock. I have visited the sanyo site to aquire a owners manual with no success in locating one. This being said, here are the instructions.

  1. Unplug the unit for a minute then plug unit in.
  2. Press the clock (clock/timer) button once.
  3. Using the keypad, input the time you wish to set.
  4. Press the clock (clock/timer) button once.
  5. Press the stop/clear button, Time should remain.
Hope this works, if not, let me know.

Please take the time to give this solution a fix ya rating.

clarkco

Apr 12, 2009 | Sanyo Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Sharp Carousel #R-209 E KA stored for year.


press stop/clear, set the clock to any time.
Now your oven is working, Bingoooo

Mar 28, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

2 Answers

Sylvania p70d20al-d5 microwave keeps beeping


I have the same problem with my microwave, the clock disappears and it says "enter" and "amt", I figured out it's the "beverage" button that is sticking. When I want to use it I just press "beverage" and then "reset" and just press them over and over until it stops. Usually it's on the first try, sometimes I have to press them a few times. Just don't do what I'm about to type though, I decided to get my razor knife and cut the button out carefully, I only cut the contacts on each side of the button, now no buttons work, I should have left it the way it was, at least I could use it that way.

Dec 29, 2008 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

1 Answer

My microwave sharp 220hw 8oowatt


After snubbing the darned thing overnight, plug it back it to see if it has recovered. These things do have primitive computers and we all know how reliable those things are- It may just have 'crashed,' just like seemingly all others. 

Nov 05, 2008 | Sharp R-220HW Microwave Oven

1 Answer

How do i set clock for time of day


You can download your owner's manual free here.

From the manual:

SETTING THE CLOCK - When the microwave oven is plugged into an outlet, the oven will display " 0:00 "

1. Press the CLOCK button; the hour digit will blink
and the clock indicator will light.

2. Press the number keys to set current hour.

3. Press the number keys to set current minute.

4. Press AM/PM to choose AM or PM.

5. Press the CLOCK button again; the display will
show the present time. After the clock has been
set, the time will appear with blinking colon,
unless the oven is cooking or defrosting.

NOTES:

- To reset the present time in the display window when the oven is off, press the CLOCK button and
reset.

- If you make a mistake when setting the time, press the STOP/CLEAR button.

- To recall the actual time while the oven is cooking or defrosting, simply press the CLOCK button
and the display will show the actual time for three seconds.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Jul 03, 2008 | Emerson MW8107WA Microwave Oven

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sharp R-1480 Microwave Oven Logo

137 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sharp Microwave Ovens Experts

William Miller
William Miller

Level 3 Expert

9085 Answers

Devabhakthuni...
Devabhakthuni...

Level 2 Expert

225 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you a Sharp Microwave Oven Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...