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MICROWAVE TURNS ON BY ITSELF AND RUNS FOR 3.5 MIN EACH TIME

IT SEEMS TO HAPPEN AFTER USING THE POPCORN SETTING, IT COMES ON ALL HOURS DAY AND NIGHT WHILE IT IS RUNNING THE`TOUCH PADS ARE LOCKED YOU CANT TURN IT OFF.I HAVE TO LEAVE IT UNPLUGGED. I RECIEVED IT AS A GIFT ABOUT A YEAR AGO. MANY PEOPLE ARE HAVING THIS PROBLEM WITH MC MICROWAVES, WHY NO RECALLS, I THINK THIS IS A FIRE HAZZARD. THANK YOU CHERYL

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  • maridavidson Dec 14, 2008

    ours started doing the exact thing after we boiled water on the stove. The steam seems to have set it off.

  • paintdoctor Dec 24, 2008

    Same problem. According to Magic Chef, It needs a new motherboard. It's less than a year old so they'll fix it as long as you have a receipt.


    MC Service Team (cshelp@mcappliance.com)



    Now if I can just find the receipt.

  • ashleyd25 Jan 08, 2009

    My microwave started doing the same thing about 5 days ago. It is also about 1 year old. I came home form a day of shopping to find my microwave running. When I unplugged it and stuck my hand inside it was very hot. I don't know how long it may have been running before I got home

  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2009

    will go on and beep and then OFF appears and can't do a dammmm thing with it...piece of junk...

  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    I can definitely beat these stories about the MC unit...I was having an intermittent on off condition so I took apart the housing (microwave unplugged) and tightened every connection I could find. I then plugged the microwave in (cover still off) to test the unit. Still had the intermittent condition. Then the big bang, I discovered the automatic on 3.5 min problem when I was electrocuted when the damn thing turned on by itself and sent me to the emergency room. I ended up with electrical burns on my hands and chest and muscular pains



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  • Anonymous May 13, 2009

    Wow. We're not alone. We returned the microwave for a full refund. I didn't let it go to see if it went on for 3.5 minutes. The whole thing was scary enough. Our microwave was a month and a half old. Sounds like they might want to consider recalls rather than repairs.

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My Magic chef Microwave also starts by itself the the keyboard locks up.
We have had this unit for 4 years with no problems. I called Magic Chef and they are sending me a new brain for the unit and then someone will come to my home and repair it. NO CHARGE! I am very pleased that they are backing their product like this. God Belss America

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  • Del Large Nov 11, 2011

    Magic Chef sent the new key pad to my house via UPS. I got the part on a Thursday, repair man was comming the following Monday. I decided the wife could'nt wait till Monday (wife decided lol) so I installed it myself. Easy fix for someone mechanicaly inclined. Took me 20 minutes. Microwave now works like new. Thank you Magic Chef.

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I have the same problem microwave turns on by its self. It is 13 months old so the warrenty was up. I called Magic Chef and they said it was a fire hazzard and are going to send someone out to fix.

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I have the same problem with my microwave. However, I have had it for 3 years and it just started happening a week ago. Strangest thing! I wonder if remote controls interference could be the problem????

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Yes , I think they should also! this is the digital control board that is messing up and the board can be replaced by getting one from them , but ti may not be worth it to you , and this is dangerous as it is acting up , so there is danger involved in the way it is acting

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Power Levels: 10

Style: Over-The-Range

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Electronic Scrolling Digital Display: Yes

Electronic Touch Controls: Yes

Kitchen Timer/Timer (On/Off): No/Yes

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SmartControl System - Concurrent Programming: Yes

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Beverage (Convenience): Yes

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Cooking Complete Reminder: Yes

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Delay Start: Yes

Display On/Off: sub-pad w/ zero

Express Cook: Instant-on 1-6

Reminder (24 hr): Yes

Time Cook: I & II

Time Preference: Control Enhancement (1/9)

Turntable: Glass

Turntable On/Off: Yes

Turntable Size (in.): 13-1/2

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Night Light: Auto

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Sound Volume Control: 4 levels

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Door Color: Black/Stainless Steel

Handle: Designer-Style

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2. Touch CLOCK pad once more.
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3. Enter the correct time of day by touching the numbers in sequence.

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You are running the risk of damaging the Magnatron by doing this.

Check the packets you are using, you will have to reduce your power output.

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I have seen countless posts on here after cooking popcorn!

More fun on the hob anyway - and cheaper to buy in bulk!

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