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Whirlpool MWD308 Hi, I have the next problem with the microwave: - the touch panel buttons don't work and the display only show 100 with 2 icons (grill icon and defrost icon). I unplugged and plugged the microwave, pressed for 3 seconds the STOP button, for unlock\lock, but nothing worked.

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  • Grafu Cristian Nov 28, 2013

    Hi, Thank you for the solutions but i don't know which is the power plug for the controller. I found 2 plugs: one with 3 wires, one with 2 wires plugged in the pcb and 4 wires that are connected to a relay founded on the controller.

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    ernesto cuadra Nov 29, 2013

    SEE THE picture attached. and identify. However the plug if the plug that you connect to the wall outlet.

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    ernesto cuadra Nov 29, 2013

    Did you see the plug wall connect to the wall? disconnect it by 2 minutes for to cleat the memory. and proceed with the rest of the test. However you must see if the 1rst test cleath the problem . God bless you

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I have a feeling that the whole control board needs replacing

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Follow this steps and fix it. God bless you

  1. Controller is confused A power surge or random non-reproducible action of the universe may have resulted in the controller's program ending up in an infinite loop. Pull the plug for a minute or two to reset it.
  2. Defective Interlock switches This can result in the controller thinking the door is open and ignoring you.
  3. Cleaning Cleaning solutions (spray cleaner) may have gotten inside and shorted out the touchpad or controller. If this happens remove the touchpad, let it air dry for a few days, and then attach it back on the microwave.

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  • Grafu Cristian Nov 28, 2013

    Hi, Thank you for the solutions but i don't know which is the power plug for the controller. I found 2 plugs: one with 3 wires, one with 2 wires plugged in the pcb and 4 wires that are connected to a relay founded on the controller.

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Is it possible that some spray cleaner got into the controls?

I always recommend that users instead spray cleaner on a soft cloth then wipe the control panel.

Also, I always recommend non-ammonia cleaners since ammonia can crack and damage plastic.

Otherwise, the spray can get into the controls and lock it up or make it act odd.

If it does not dry out over time, it may need to be manually dried or blown out.

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