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Microwave hood # 721.80833500

Microwave hood model #721.80833500 serial #511kno1476
Everytime we start to cook in the microwave it shuts off after a
few seconds.

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  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2009

    Purchased a brand new home...built in 06...this microwave never used...for 1st time...used unit...worked one time...1/2 way through timer unit went dead...has remained that way...Breaker did not trip...the 20 amp receptacle still good...problem lies with unit...have home owners insurance to cover fixing or replacing...is this unit a lemon...should I request another newer less problematic Kenmore to replace it...OR agree to have it fixed...your thoughts



    Steve

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Are there any error codes in the display?

    When you say shuts off,
    do you mean it goes dead as if someone unplugged it, or does it stop as
    if someone hit the Stop pad?




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One of 2 things are happening..One of the thermo protectors has a bad connection (Kenmore is good for these) or the Magnetron has a leak inside the control cavity causing a temporary short in the control.

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    what does error code f9 mean?

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