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No power at all

Checked the outlet it still has power

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It may be a line fuse or a failed thermal cutout / TCO on the magnetron of on the top of the oven cavity, or possibly a defective controller.

You can see a YouTube video here which shows you how to safely remove the controller assembly in about 5 minutes.

Then you can find the technical sheet hidden behind the controller or elsewhere inside the oven. It's helpful in locating and testing components for possible replacement.

You can find exploded views and order parts by entering your full model number from the tag here.

If you still need further help, please let us know.

Posted on Jan 09, 2013

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Check the Power Cord

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This is the way out of the problem.

The outlet is on power,the power problem is from the microwave.

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Change the fuse because it is unable to control power supply.

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