Question about Sharp R-220HW Microwave Oven
I have cleaned the end of the strip, but was not able to remove the keypad. Is it worth the trouble to try to find the issue or just discard and replace? many thanks al
I’ve read through your problem in an attempt to find a solution to my own similar issue with my microwave oven. Other solutions (like unplug appliance overnight and reconnect to power source the next morning) did not work for my appliance.
Just as I was about to call it quits and go out to purchase a new microwave; I gave it one last try. This time, instead of pressing any and every single button on the keypad, I decided to press BOTH the "Stop/Clear" AND "Start" buttons AT THE SAME TIME. . . . . Voilà! This worked for me, but sadly, it's now May-2008 and I'm pretty sure you're own microwave is long gone since your posting appears to have been quite some time ago. Well, hopefully others that stumble through these pages with similar issues may find some assistance with my approach. Oh, and btw. . .I got this idea (which worked) from remembering the instructions on how to reset my cellphone. Many thanks, ~paul
Posted on May 16, 2008
I have attached part of a drawing on this model which shows you where to clean the keypad / display connection. If this doesn't take care of it, we repair these with our $39.95 nationwide service. Our service listing is here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
Posted on Sep 22, 2007
To Paul in SF: Thanks! Pressing Stop/Clear snd Start simultaneously fixed the flasjing 88:88 problem!
Posted on Aug 05, 2015
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