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Unit is completely shut down

Whirlpool Microwave oven MH3185XP.
Checked power to the outlet - has power.

the unit is completely dead - clock everything is down. Want to check the different fuses but need a repair manual to show me how to get to them. Looking for a free, downloadable manual. Any suggestions?

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There should be a "mini-manual" (tech sheet) hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting, testing, and locating components.

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

If you don't find yours, or if you want to look at it without disassembling the oven, you can download it here.

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your full model number) for more information & help.

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