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Magic chef over the range microwave model# mco160ub

Microwave goes in loc mode or shuts down,key pad will not operate. Sometimes microwave will operate by itself and then loc out. Help

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  • jesslynne Nov 26, 2008

    I have exactly the same problema and thought I did something wrong, is there a code or something that you type in or is it a wiring problem?

  • susanfucci Dec 31, 2008

    My Microwave runs by itself. I came home it must have been running for a long time because it was hot

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SOURCE: The touch pad is freeze, only shows 8888.

try gliding your fingers over the touch pad to see if any other buttons work , #8 is stuck, or shorted

Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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SOURCE: My magic chef microwave model

Hello & Welcome to FixYa

The door switch is bad and needs replacement, as it is bad so the control senses that the door is not closed so won't heat. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.

Kevin

Posted on May 14, 2011

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SOURCE: Magic Chef MCO160UB Microwave only

Hi lindajcall,

There are several thermostats and thermal fuses inside the cabinet which if bad can cause this to occur. To access them you need to remove the cabinet and use a volt ohm meter to test the components. Unless you have a volt ohm meter there is nothing you can do.

Hope this helps.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Jun 23, 2011

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