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Operated Microwave with no food in it

My mother in law thought she was using the timer feature but what in fact she was doing was actually operating the microwave to time a meal on the stove. The microwave ran with nothing in it for approx. 10 minutes. now it is dead as a door nail, no lights no power nothing. the outside of it was pretty hot.

Is it ruined? is there a way that i can check for maybe a fuse or something?

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  • dfed Dec 23, 2008

    I did this exact same thing. I feel like such an ***. I hope it's not done for...



  • monababs Jan 22, 2009

    how do you find this?

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009

    TWO YEAR OLD GE SPACEMAKER MODEL JVM1443LKO2 MICROWAVE OPERATED 10 MINUTES ON HIGH WITH NOTHING INSIDE MICROWAVE, NOW ITS COMPLETELY DEAD, POWER SOURCE TO MICROWAVE IS GOOD,CAN SOMEONE TELL ME WHAT PARTS (#s) TO REPLACE OR SHOULD I JUST FORGET ABOUT IT AND GO BUY A NEW ONE
    THANK YOU
    LARRY


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Sounds like she blew the cavity thermal overload. you would have to take the cover off of it to find it. let me know if you need more assistance

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