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The timer counts down but the microwave does not come on

We put stuff in to be heated and set the time. The timer starts counting down but the microwave does not come on to heat it up.

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Then you have blown a fuse. Check inside the oven chamber and look for missing powder paint or signs of arcing, if so dispose of the microwave. If the inside is good remove all the screws and remove the cover. Replace the fuse. If the magnetron was making louder noises prior then replace the magnetron. Since the fuse went the giant capacitor is likely bad. While the cabinet is open make sure to look for burned wires, check the continuity of thermal cutoffs, and check the main circuit-board for burned traces or components. The relays in most electronics are known for arcing (spot welding) and staying in the wrong position. Tap them hard with the back end of a screwdriver. During all of this use safe electrical practices by having the power cord unplugged. The capacitor could still have a high charge on it so be careful.

Posted on Nov 28, 2013

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    Try pressing on the door release while it is counting, if you hear the magnetron come on , it could be a faulty door latch connect to the microswitch

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SOURCE: microwave timer counts down super fast

try unplugging it for about 15 minutes. if that doesnt work, you might as well get a new one. i fix everything myself for just the cost of parts and i have found that what parts cost for a microwaves, its cheaper just to buy a new one.

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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SOURCE: The clock works & counts down but the microwave won't heat

  • Disconnect the power for 30 seconds. After restoring power, do not set the clock.
  • If your model has an ON/OFF clock display, you can choose not to have the time displayed. To choose this option, press the 0 pad for about three seconds. To Turn the display back on, press the 0 again.





Touch the clock pad. Enter in the correct time of day by touching the numbers in sequence. Touch the clock pad again.

Posted on Aug 03, 2009

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SOURCE: sharp R-1460A Timer counts down very rapidily and no heat

The first thing I would suggest is a hard reset. Unplug the unit for a minute or so. Then plug it back in, set the clock and try again.

If that doesn't work, leave it unplugged for maybe an hour.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Dec 13, 2009

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