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My oster microwave model OM1201E0VG control panel does not work

The control panel buttons do not work and the display is lit up on the enter, amt, tim, clock, and mem. it blinks in the middle where the numbers should be. then after a few seconds it beeps, freezes and is only lit up on the clock and mem.any solutions?

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I had this problem also, but what happened with mine is that it popped about 1/2 the bag and then the light popped inside the microwave and it shut down completely. My husband went out to see if the circuit breaker popped, it didn't, but he switched it anyway and the microwave came back on. So he put the micro on a power surge protector, and we tried again, but this time we used the minute timer and it just popped about 1/2 the bag and then blew. The surge protector still was working and so was the outlet, but the microwave was blown. About a 1/2 hour later, I looked in to see the micro and the clock had come back on. We just purchased this at Home Depot this past weekend, should we take it back and get another one? or is it our electical outlet?

Posted on Mar 12, 2007

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To lock or unlock the keypad, press and hold the CLEAR pad for 5 seconds. If this recurs, you may have a power line problem or trouble with your controller. If you suspect trouble and it's under warranty, don't hesitate to contatc GE via ge.com. If you don't have your mower's manual, you can download one at: http://www.geappliances.com/service_and_support/literature/

Posted on Nov 09, 2006

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first, get your money back or get a replacement for no charge. now, unplug the oven for 15 minutes and try again. if no-go, then some device is faulty that only a tech can find

Posted on May 28, 2007

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The magnetron is overheating, tripping the thermostat, which shuts off all power until it cools down.

This is usually caused by a blocked air vent, failed internal cooling fan, or failing magnetron.

If it's out of warranty, I'm sure you'll find it's uneconomical to repair, even if you could get parts for this brand.

Good luck.

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

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I have similar problem

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