Question about Whirlpool MH1140XMS Microwave Oven
I have a whirlpool, built in the cabinet, above the range, microwave. I heated some water in a glass container (2 Min) when I saw a flash inside the microwave. I checked the breaker, I unplugged the micro. and replugged it in. Nothing. I even ran an extension cord from an outlet I know is hot and nothing.
The Model # is MH6130XEQ .
The date of manufacture shows January 1999.
Do you think this microwave has heated it's last taquito?
should be a "mini-manual" (tech sheet) hidden inside the unit behind the
control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is
very helpful when troubleshooting, testing, and locating components.
At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.
It may be the fuse, which is located in the upper area behind the control panel.
If the fuse is good, it may be an open thermostat or thermal cutout (TCO) / thermal fuse on or near the magnetron or on top of the cavity / body of the oven.
(Don't be confused by the base or hood thermostat, which is on the floor of the chassis. It will read normally open).
The fuse and magnetron thermostat can be checked with out taking the oven down from the wall, but if you need to check the oven thermostat, you will need to pull it from the wall.
To help with that, you can download Whirlpool owner's manuals and installation instructions here.
You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.
If you think the problem is on the control panel, we repair these nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in most cases.
Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your full model number) for more information & help.
We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.
William E. Miller
Posted on Nov 29, 2008
a 6ya Repairman 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 repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 10, 2014 | Whirlpool WMH31017AW 1.7 cu. ft....
Aug 22, 2014 | Whirlpool 1.6 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range...
Aug 16, 2014 | Samsung SMH9187ST Microwave Oven
Jul 15, 2014 | GE Profile Spacemaker Over-the-Range...
Oct 28, 2013 | Microwave Ovens
Jul 21, 2017 | Whirlpool WMH2175XVQ Microwave Oven
Sep 28, 2012 | Microwave Ovens
Mar 18, 2009 | Microwave Ovens
Oct 03, 2008 | Whirlpool Microwave Ovens
330 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: