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Door slammed and no microwave is dead

I have a 2001 year "Expert" (distributed by LG)microwave model number exv1511w. Tonight the door was slammed by my daughter and the whole unit went blank. Circuit breaker is fine, as is the outlet. Could this be the internal 10 amp fuse? How easy is this to replace, and is this a common fuse that I can get a hardware store?

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Yep you got it in one, I must have advised about 10 people today about this. when the door is slammed the door protection circuit does not operate correctly and then takes out the mains fuse inside the unit. renove the case and locate the fuse, normally where the cable enters the unit. as long as the fuse is the correct amperage, lenght and diameter you have no problems. do not test the unit with the cover off and be careful as the capacitors can hold a lethal charge

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