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Microwave would not turn on

I have a magic chef microwave, model MCD1311ST and I do not get anything on the keypad when I plug it in. I tested the fuse and it is good. I found the light bulb to be burnt. I wanted to know if the light bulb would cause it not to work or do I have to buy another keypad. I have also tested to see that I have voltage all the way up to the transformer. Please let me know if you have a solution.

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  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2008

    Microwave oven is inoperable. Just quit during use. No lights, no clock/timer, inside light, etc. No smell evident. Power outlet is working. Moved to new location; no change. Does this model have a fuse? If so, where is it?

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    Lolalexander Feb 20, 2008

    I also own a Magic Chef MCD1311ST that stopped working while I was defrosting some meat. Nothing will turn on. It is only 3 months old. We tried to find a fuse, but of course there is no way to get into the microwave box to fix anything. I guess it must be a common problem with this model.

  • hollypowell Sep 16, 2008

    Just stopped working. It wouldnt even turn on for a few months. I tried it again before I trashed it, and it turned on and even half way popped a bag of popcorn, but then stopped again! Does anyone know the problem?



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I too have the same problem. Nothing is working on the microwave. I have had it for four years but thought that wasn't really a long time in microwave years. I am currently looking to purchase a new one. Any thoughts on a new stainless steel model?

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Sounds like the control board is bad.

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