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Microwave oven not working but light is on

We turned our whirlpool m575 microwave off for 2 weeks because we were going away. It was working perfectly before we left. Turned it on and now it doesn't work at all. 2 lights are on where the time should be and if we press power A1 or A2 or A3 comes up as well as 1-2. We would like to know how to get it going again. we thought it safer to turn off in case of storms.

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    Same thing happening to me after turning it off for awhile...

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Usually, when your microwave oven doesn't work it all, the internal fuse (thermal fuse) is blown. This fuse protects both you and the oven. When it blows, you need to have a qualified appliance repair technician replace it.

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If the fuse isn't the problem, check the door hooks and the door-release button. When these are broken, the door switch doesn't activate, so the oven can't work.
Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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