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Kenmore Microwave 721.66339 burning electrical smell coming from back. Six month old oven

New oven, using properly but unable to use due to safely reasons. Fan in back isn't working, when in use smells like electronics burning.

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SOURCE: Burning smell , Microwave not turning off

the control circuit shorted out from the cleaning session and kept the microwave on so long with nothing to cook that it has cooked itself I'm sorry to tell you. Probably not worth repairing

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SOURCE: Kenmore over the range microwave 721.63684300 - nothing works

you must remove the MW take off the cover then look for a large metal can (capacitor) and a white (ceramic) fuse...look and, smell and, you should find the cause

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SOURCE: The fan on our Kenmore microwave oven is not working.

My husband took the unit off the wall looked down into the fan and found a dead mouse keeping the fan from spinning. We removed the dead mouse cleaned up the area. Turned on the oven. The fan worked perfectly. Then he rehung the microwave.
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SOURCE: Generic problem for all Kenmore Microwave

Loud hum is usually due to faulty hv diod, resonance capacitor, or the magnatrone feed thru capacitor , chk it with a ohm meter , one by one n replace it .. zaheer Islamabad

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SOURCE: microwave smokes and smells like burning plastic

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