Question about Microwave Ovens
Touch pads will not work
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What is the price of this microwave aowa microwave model no. aw-3099
Posted on Nov 23, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
We see this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide for $39.95 postpaid.
This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.
Details of our service and critical safety information and disassembly information is at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
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Posted on Dec 31, 2007
that would be for a technician only........ electronic parts of that type are not generally self repair nor readily available
Posted on Sep 21, 2009
SOURCE: touch pad not responding
We regularly repair such control
customers nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a
week or so with a one-year guarantee.
At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.
Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your full model number from the tag on the unit) for more information & help.
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William E. Miller, AS-EET
Microwave Oven Control Panel Repair Nationwide
Posted on Nov 25, 2009
SOURCE: touch pad not working properly
That sounds like the interface controller which is just a little computer chip that cotrols everything and watches the signals from the touchpad is having problems. Usually these will behave like this and then just stop so your touchpad is totally dead. It may take out the time displays as well.
If you have warrenty from GE or the store it will be covered. If you are not covered then it can cost about the same or more as a new microwave as they will have to replace the board. Check your warrenty's, then check the repair cost and check replacement costs. Usually a new microwave is the cheapest.
Posted on Apr 28, 2010
Sadly, GE does not make individual parts available for these controllers, so they cannot be repaired.
You have to replace the control panel sub-assembly (part number WB07X10733 in your case) and the best price I've found on that is $370.32 here (compared to $483.25 direct from GE).
In my opinion, this does not do much to inspire brand loyalty...
Or you may be able to find a whole oven on eBay for about that or less.
Sorry to bear bad news. Good luck.
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Posted on May 30, 2010
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