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No door lights, vent fan or microwave

Whirlpool microwave/vent hood combo. Model # GH4184XSS1. The disply is working fine. The clock works and the fan and microwave show to be working on the display. But nothing is working. No error codes are displayed

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  • john8022 Dec 15, 2008

    The vent fan doesn't work even though the display beeps and the display shows it to be running



    The cook top lights don't work either.



    Both

  • john8022 Dec 15, 2008

    The vent exhaust fan and the cook top lights don't work even though the display shows they are on.



    Both of the bulbs blew



    The inside light won'tt come on either.



    It won't cook either.

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Let's clarify:

    The hood vent exhaust fan is not working, even though the pad beeps and the display says it should be on? Right?

    Is it the same way for the cooktop lights, or do they work?

    (Did one of those bulbs blow recently?)

    Does the inside cavity light come on when you open the door?

    What happens if you try to cook?


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That's what I thought.

We see (and repair) this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week.

At our Web site, you can get details of our service, plus we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

This can often also affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inoperable or stuck on too.

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
prototech@usa.net
http://www.microwavedisplay.com

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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