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As plugged in microwave starts up doesn't stop even if you press clear and it also sparks where can i go to exchange it or have it replaced?

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Sounds like someone tried heating something up with metal attached or possibly left a utensil, Chinese food with the metal handles or foil in the unit - throw it out and but a new unit - it's not worth it parts plus labor and it will never work right again the power scale will be off

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the problem of this unit is power related.

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If holding the Stop/Clear button doesn't work, then I'd suggest there is a problem with the contacts behind the buttons. Sears Parts Direct has the parts diagrams for this microwave here: http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Goldstar-Parts/Microwave-Parts/Model-MV1604SB/1366/0123245 . (It's better to replace the control panel then to try to fix it.) Use the part numbers from the list to find price and availability at other sites.

The manual for the MV1604SB is available from Manage My Life: http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/17638/GOLDSTAR-Countertop-Microwave-L0521424?brand_name_search=loosening+tight+screws .

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Remove the plug from the wall outlet and wait about 10 seconds before re-inserting it. The plug must be firmly inserted to transfer electricity to the appliance.


Open your home's circuit breaker box and reset the breaker if it has tripped and is set to the "Off" position. Simply slide the breaker over to the "On" position to fix a breaker that has tripped.


Plug a different appliance into the same outlet to make sure the outlet you are using is functional. Plug the microwave into a different outlet to see if this yields different results.


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Press the "Start" pad on the display panel after setting the time. Failing to press this will result in the microwave not knowing that it should start.


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Remove the plug from the wall outlet and wait about 10 seconds before re-inserting it. The plug must be firmly inserted to transfer electricity to the appliance.


Open your home's circuit breaker box and reset the breaker if it has tripped and is set to the "Off" position. Simply slide the breaker over to the "On" position to fix a breaker that has tripped.


Plug a different appliance into the same outlet to make sure the outlet you are using is functional. Plug the microwave into a different outlet to see if this yields different results.


Press on the microwave door to ensure it is completely closed. The microwave will not function until the door is fully shut.


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Press the "Stop/Reset" pad on the panel if a program different from the program you want to run has already been entered into the system.


Press the "Clock" pad three times to turn off the demo mode. The demo mode will not allow the appliance to turn on and cook as it should.

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If this is a problem of the control panel being locked, the instructions are posted on page 9 of the owner's manual. Press STOP/CLEAR, followed by pressing and holding the ENTER/START button for 3 seconds. The lock should clear.

If you no longer have an owner's manual, here is a link to a FREE copy:

http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/15069/JENN-AIR-Countertop-Microwave-L0606616?brand_name_search=JMC9158

If I'm wrong in my assessment, or if you need further guidance, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

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