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I have Samsung over the range microwave model #SMH9151B, I purchased a year and a half ago, went to use it made a pop sound and everything is blank and dead will not do anything, does anyone have a suggestion?

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It could easily be a bad line fuse and/or line filter. To access you will need to unplug the unit and remove the outside case. Inside the unit, where the A/C power cord comes in, there should be a small circuit card (part #237068) located somewhere with a fuse mounted on it. This is your input line filter board with line fuse. Replace the fuse, first and see if this fixes your problem. This is a 20amp appliance fuse that you can purchase at any hardware store. Make sure you place the cover back on the unit BEFORE you plug it in. It is not safe to have this area of the microwave exposed with power applied. High potentials in the 4,000 volt range are present! If the fuse does not correct your problem, the circuit card runs about $26.00. Good luck and hope this fixes your problem.

Posted on Aug 04, 2007

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SOURCE: My GE Built-in microwave model JVM1870 appears to have died

A microwave can be dead for many reasons.

It may be the fuse, which is usually located behind the grille, on the floor of the oven behind the control panel, between the door switches, or on the filter board near where the cord comes into the unit.

If the fuse is good, it may be an open thermostat or thermal cutout (TCO) / thermal fuse on or near the magnetron or on top of the cavity / body of the oven.

If it goes dead for a while during or after cooking then comes back on, the magnetron is probably overheating and causing the magnetron thermostat to open.

Then when it cools, it closes the circuit and allows power through again.

When checking TCOs or thermostats, if it has a hood fan thermostat, that should read open, as opposed to the others, which should read closed.

If the cavity thermostat needs to be checked or replaced you'll need to pull the oven from the wall.

You can download GE owner's manuals and installation instructions here to make that easier.

If it went dead almost immediately after pressing the Start pad, that's usually a shorted high-voltage capacitor.

If it went dead a few seconds after pressing the Start pad, that's usually a failing high-voltage transformer.

If it goes dead or blows the breaker (or GFI) when you plug it in or open or close the door, then there's a problem with a door switch or door switch mount.

If it's intermittent or random, it may be a bad connection, usually on the control board or a loose fuse holder, or even an intermittent fuse.

You should do a continuity test on the fuse while it's in the holder (with the microwave unplugged, of course) then turn the fuse by hand or take it out and put it back in, then test it again.

If you remove the fuse, then press the meter leads against the ends, it can allow internal contact to be made and make a bad fuse appear to be good.

If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical safety information and disassembly information at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa.

There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.

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

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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under the outer cover,its either a 10-15-or 20 amp ceramic safety fuse avail at most hardware stores, the amp rating is on the side of the fuse, if the new one blows then either the H.V. diode/capacitor or the magnetron can be suspects

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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Posted on Sep 30, 2010

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Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.
I beleive that your Microwave has a 1 year warranty. Since you did not provide a model number I can not verify that. Having said that you should visit the Samsung website and make sure your Microwave is registered using the link below before calling for warranty service other wise they will refuse the warranty service request.
REGISTRATION
http://www.samsung.com/us/support/account/regist
SERVICE LOCATOR
and then use this link to find out who can service it for you.
http://www.samsung.com/us/support/service/location

You can call them at: 1-800-726-7864 and find out also. (
I think the internal fuse has failed but.. if it is infact "in warranty" Let the service provider do it for you for free. I did in home warranty service for 40 years and you have to go through the hassle of making the call and getting an authorization number.

If it is not in warranty I am certain that Sears can service it for you.

Thanks for choosing FixYa,
Kelly

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You can order parts by entering part numbers or your full model number from the tag on the oven here.

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