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I pushed the light button on my microwave and all power went out. It is not a breaker. Could it be a fuse?

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You say all power went out but it is not a breaker. What power went out? In your kitchen? house? or just the machine? Can it be that you are plugged in a circuit that is protected by a GFI?

There normally is a fuse inside an oven on the floor. Unplug the device, remove the cover. DO NOT TOUCH THE SILVER CAN IN THE BACK - LETHAL.

Check the fuse with an ohm meter or contunity checker of some type.

If you need additional assistance, please let me know.

I hope this was helpful for you

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The most common suspect here is a shorted high voltage capacitor, since you say it blew the fuse right after Start, but I would certainly suggest checking the door switches and door switch mounts first. Just be sure you installed the right fuse. It would be a The switch mounts seem to break at about this point in the life of these models. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info (as well as a text file which helps in diagnosing and repairing door switch problems) at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your model number here: http://www3.sears.com (the three is correct)

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SOURCE: tripped a breaker

sometime the kitchen has gfc outlets around the walls and one of them tripped. but not likely , it sounds like the microwave fried some valuable circuitry.

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If your microwave oven doesn't seem to work at all, check these:


Fuses Usually, when your microwave oven doesn't work it all, the internal fuse (thermal fuse) is blown. This fuse protects both you and the oven. When it blows, you need to have a qualified appliance repair technician replace it.

Door switch If the fuse isn't the problem, check the door hooks and the door-release button. When these are broken, the door switch doesn't activate, so the oven can't work.


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