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Emerson MW Model #MW8992RD turntable not turning. Everything else works.

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Make sure that the program controller is working if not check power - step down supply, the pads are responding- if not faulty pads- or the door switches, if the switch contact are not good then it will not trigger the processor to switch on the waveguides. If the lights or fan work without any display or action of program being triggered to start then it can be a possible fault on the main board or the processor. Sometimes insect secretion can short the board and display panel and so the processor can work in such an erratic manner. If so clean, solder and reset the board. Now identify the parts by clicking this link: http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/microwave/a/5/141/identifying-microwave-parts.html

If 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. Check this link to know how a microwave works:

http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/microwave/a/5/1443/how-a-microwave-oven-works.html

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. See link:
http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/microwave/a/5/1146/how-to-replace-a-microwave-guide-cover.html

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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SOURCE: Turntable no longer turns

That would be the turntable coupler.
For more help from Emerson : http://www.emersonradio.com ; Get help using your appliance 1-800-898-9020 ; Get help locating a servicer or parts 1-800-695-0098.

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SOURCE: setting the clock on Emerson MW 8115SS

Press Clock, press the numbers for hours & minutes, select with AM/PM pad, then press Clock again to set it.

Yours Emerson microwave owner's manual is available for free download here.

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SOURCE: Emerson MW8992RD Microwave Oven 2005

Power level 10 would be the default - what it is set to unless you manually set it lower.

Power level 0 (zero) is often the setting to use if you just want to use the oven as a timer.

Many Emerson microwave owner's manuals are available for free download here.

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Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Emerson Microwave (mw8992rd) not heating up

I have replaced the main fuse on this model. Though blown main fuses are common in this model, it will not even turn on when they blow, so your problem is most likely NOT a blown fuse. I had heard of your problem so, when replacing the main fuse inside one, I looked for additional fuses and saw none. The store was wrong. Even if it were a fuse, the security Torx screws mean that you couldn't replace the fuse anyway.

This microwave seems to have been haphazarly been recommended by Consumer Reports, but it is terribly unreliable. The turntables break when popping popcorn, the main fuse repeatedly blows, and they also stop heating.

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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