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Microwave won't run

Everything else seems to work, can this be a fuse

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Open the casing and look for a control fuse replace and all should be fine

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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one of the internal door switches, the high voltage circuitry or the circut board may have a problem to resolve this you need a qualified appliance technician

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SOUNDS TO ME LIKE YOU BLEW A FUSE WHICH IS INSIDE THE UNIT. IF IT'S UNDER WARRANTY TAKE IT BACK BECAUSE IF YOU OPEN UP THE CASING & FIX YOURSELF THIS VOIDS ANY WARRANTY

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see this causes and fix it. God bless you
No Lights or Power, Unit seems Dead First check is the main fuse of the unit. On countertop units, you will need to take the shell off. The fuse will be close to where the cord comes through into the unit. OTR units, this main fuse is usually behind the control panel or possibly behind the vent. Usually the fuse is obvious if blown, otherwise test with an OHM meter, if open, replace fuse.
Some brands will also have a thermal cut-off fuse in the incoming voltage line to the control board. Older Maytags and Samsungs have this fuse in it. This thermostat looking fuse is usually above the oven cavity somewhere under the outside shell. Sometimes you can get to it through the vent of OTR models. Test with an OHM meter, replace if open.
Test the switchs door see diagram


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Microwave was run empty and now it won't run. Display works but no fan or microwave. What to do?


The magnetron does not fair well when running empty, the thermal fuse usually kicks in if a metal object was put in by mistake, but should be checked along with the door switches.

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I am having problems with my Maytag microwave MMV1153AAWMaytag microwave MMV1153AAW. Everything seems to be working except it does not heat up the food. Light goes on, plate rotes, timer works, but at the...


It sounds like the magnetron may have either failed or is not being supplied with the extremely high voltage required to run it.

YOUR SAFETY IS PARAMOUNT

This is a job for a professional but if you are safety clued up, here's instruction.



If it is the type with an "Invertor", they are not user serviceable and should be directed to an authorised repair agent for continued safety, otherwise if conventional;


Make sure the !!!!any capacitors are discharged!!!!! before attempting any sort of repair.
Check the door interlock switches first then the high voltage diode with either an AVO model 8 or moving coil meter on high resistance range for short circuit, (DVM's won't show the fault!), the capacitor can fail and go short circuit, the feed fuse on the primary of the high voltage transformer and then finally, the magnetron is best checked by substitution.
Hope that helps.

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EVERYTHING WORKS NO NOSIES SOUNDS LIKE IT IS WORKING WILL NOT HEA


could be the power fuse inside the microwave, you have to remove the casing to access these.large power fuse would seem to be the problem, this is normally 10 amps but could be 13 amp. there is also a control fuse that control the power relays
if this is blown the relays could be at fault

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I have Problem with my microwave


it may be just a fuse , but if the fuse inside the microwave blows again then there is something else wrong and it would need to be tested to find the problem and fix it
so the fuse inside needs to be check and or replaced and if the microwave powers and works ok after replacing the fuse , then the other fuse was just bad

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My micro wont heat the food but everything else seems ok


I have a GE Spacemaker Microwave, model # JVM1650WB008

The lights work and everything runs in a normal operation, it will not heat the food. I have changed the fuse and still the same, no heat.

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Generally, you get something unless the fuse inside is blown. There is generally a fuse inside the unit when you remove the button package. First, make sure that the outlet you have is good. Plug something else into it and see that it works.

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