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Frigidaire micro plmv169dcd not working

Re:frigidaire plmv169dcd. Found the ceramic fuse. Would it have visible compromise or do I need to test it? Visually looks to be fine.

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Test it with a meter it has a small wire inside and, sometimes can not be visually checked

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My plmv169dcd stopped working,looks like it has no power, but there is power at plug in. is there a reset button>


Not quite enough information. But, there is no reset button. Open unit check fuse. test all 3 door switches. They are the number one cause of problems and can take out the fuse or not. Other than that it will take more trouble shooting to find the problem

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How to repair a Frigidaire PLMV169DCD rangetop microwave oven that no longer heats food


Good Afternoon Friend,

I see you want to know how to repair your Frigidaire microwave, model# PLMV169DCD. Repairs on microwaves are typically not a do it yourself repair. I suggest contacting your local authorized technician for further assistance. They have been trained specifically on your appliance and will know exactly how to repair your microwave. Hope this is helpful.

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May 13, 2014 | Frigidaire Microwave Ovens

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Where is the fuse on my microwave Electrolux PLMV169DCD located?


We have three service manuals covering the PLMV169 series, which you can download free:

http://www.microwavedisplay.com/plmv169dcc_sm.pdf
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/glmv169_plmv169_sm.pdf
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/glmv169_plmv169_late_prod_sm.pdf

They're all pretty similar.

You can usually find parts from the Pros here.

If not, contact Electrolux at the phone number on the front of the service manual.

It may be the C/T fuse (thermal fuse located above the magnetron) or the oven cavity thermal cutout, located on the top of the cavity.

Accessing these two parts for testing and possible replacement will require you to remove the oven from the wall.

If so, the installation instructions are very handy, and it's best to have two people since the microwave can be heavy and awkward.

You can download Electrolux / Frigidaire owner's manuals and installation instructions
here.

It may also be that there was a power surge which damaged the control circuit board, activating the built-in surge protection.

This is not resettable. The circuit board has to be repaired. We do that for $39.95, details here.
We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Dec 03, 2011 | Frigidaire PLMV169DC Microwave Oven

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Model #PLMV169DCD Power stopped..source checked and is fine Is there an internal reset?


Almost all microwaves are internally fused (automotive style fuse with a ceramic case). They are only a couple of dollars at an appliance parts store get one with the same amp/volt rating which is stamped on the metal band at each end of the fuse. However, if the fuse blows repeatedly, it is a sign of a failing magnetron "tube" which cooks the food. Be sure to unplug unit before changing this fuse and avoid contact with the capacitor(s) inside. They can still hold a charge even when unit is unplugged.

Feb 16, 2011 | Frigidaire Microwave Ovens

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Dead microwave, after power surge


look for a ceramic fuse in a fuse holder. probably 15 amp or 20 amp. if this is blown (and likely is) the micro won't work at all.

Oct 16, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

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Nothing works


Check the ceramic fuse it is easy to spot under the top of the machine cover

May 28, 2009 | Frigidaire PLMV169DC Microwave Oven

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Control pad does not repond


hi

i think the timer has to be reset,,and make a hard reset..
than k you............

Mar 06, 2009 | Frigidaire PLMV169DC Microwave Oven

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Frigidere PLMV169


the internal fuse has blown, if your capable undo the screws on the casing and the check all the fuses

Jan 31, 2009 | Frigidaire PLMV169DC Microwave Oven

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Frigidere PLMV169DCD


You most likely had a power surge and blew a fuse. First unplug the unit,then remove the top grill. There will either be one screw on top of the control pad or 2 on the left side. open the control panel and look for a fuse that has a ceramic center and replace it with a 20 amp one. You can find these at the hardware store

Jan 31, 2009 | Frigidaire PLMV169DC Microwave Oven

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