Question about Emerson MW8102SS 1100 Watts Microwave Oven
The clock works but I can't use the microwave.It won't turn on or heat up food.It doesn;t do anything.
I have emerson mw81195bm microwave doesn;t work
Posted on Oct 22, 2012
You have either a bad keypad or control board.
If you have operation of some buttons and not others its the keypad. if you have no operation out of the buttons at all you have a bad control board.
If you turn your microwave on and it sets and the timer counts down you have a bad interlock switch..
please let me know exactly what your microwave does when you set the cook time
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Since the light and fan work the main board or the processor is working .Now identify the parts by clicking this link: http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/microwave/a/5/141/identifying-microwave-parts.html
As there is no heating please do not switch on unless you have confirmed the fault. It is possible that the Magnetron is faulty, the temperature cut off is faulty or the main capacitor is short. It is also quite possible that insect can get into the oven and create soft spots. When you switch on these will create a short and make the voltage jump and in the long run damage the magnetron.
So Remove cover after disconnecting , check for dirt/moisture in the cabin, if so wipe clean and dry, check the magnetron and area clean and use an jet air to clean off. Check the wave guide covers, if food had deposited
then it must be checked or replaced.
Now keeping clear of the microwave, switch on, use a cup of water inside to test.
If you notice any sparks shut off as the magnetron or the main HT capacitor can be faulty. replace with same type.
If there is heating without any issues, you can use the microwave safely
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