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Setting time my microwave works just fine except when i try to set something over 6 minutes. buttons 1-6 are express cooking so when you press them it automatically sets for the number you press. but numbers 7-0 are not express cook and when i press these numbers to start nothing happens. the time i press doesnt even show up on the digital panel, its like they dont work at all.

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Not heating but have noticed that the power setting is at 0- How do I reset it please? My granddaughter had a birthday sleepover in my flat with my permission while i was away, & my daughter heard them in the kitchen a lot all night so I think they pressed all the buttons to make something happen, possibly turning off the power setting- either that or it's knackered.
    Thanks in advance, Caryl

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Sounds like a keypad problem. A bad keypad may be worn out due to age, damaged, or it may have gotten wet or otherwise contaminated. Moisture and contamination can be caused by not using the fan when boiling on the stove top (for over the range models), direct spraying of cleaners, by storing the microwave in an unheated garage or shed, or infestation. I warn my customers to never spray cleaner directly onto the microwave keypad, since the liquid can get inside and "lock up" or even ruin the keypad or controller. Apply an alcohol-based cleaner (such as the purple kind) to a cloth (since paper towels can scratch) and gently wipe it off. I suggest to my customers that they NEVER use any ammonia-based cleaner (like the blue stuff) on a microwave, since the ammonia will crack and distort polycarbonate plastics. If you think you or a friend may want to take a look, please reply here and I can follow up with more targeted information.

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