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Magic chef over the range microwave model mco165ub shuts off

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SOURCE: Magic Chef Over-Range Microwave Oven Model:MCO153UBF

The turn table and fan are connected in series with the bulb,as you have mentioned that you have replaced bulb,so please check again for any loose contact on bulb holder or bulb continuity again.

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SOURCE: vent fan high comes on automatically with cooking

Right, that would be MCO10UW and the owner's manual is here.

The owner's manual does say this, of course,

"To prevent overheating from taking place, the exhaust
fan is designed to automatically turn on at a low speed if
excessive temperatures occur. Should this happen, the
fan cannot be manually turned off, but it will
automatically turn off when the internal parts have
cooled. The fan may stay on for up to an hour after the
range and microwave oven controls have been turned
off."

That;'s standard on microwaves.

But these models do have a separate internal cooling fan (which should run any time you microwave) plus the hood vent exhaust fan, which should only run when you select it, or if there is an excessive stovetop or under-hood temperature.

So if it comes on whenever you microwave, that is incorrect.

When that happens, it's usually a defective vent thermal switch (a.k.a. hood TCO).

But since it's brand new, I would certainly contact Magic Chef about this. If it's in need of repair, they will fix it free, assuming the oven wasn't physically damaged.

For more help from Magic Chef / Ewave see here or their contact page.

For Magic Chef in Canada call 866.587.2002

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

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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Check the door safety interlock switches.

Posted on Dec 29, 2009

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Call 888-775-0202 Magic chef they will replace the part free of charge even if its not longer under warranty

Posted on Dec 29, 2009

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SOURCE: magic chef over-the-range microwave shut off

I have a Magic Chef Microwave Model MC0153UB that is shutting itself off while cooking. I noticed before this, the light under the microwave blew during a storm. Do you have any suggestions?

Posted on Jul 22, 2010

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Magic Chef microwave model#mco165ub cant seem to turn up the power level. when I hit the power level button it cycles through -20, 0 and +20 but nothing happens when I hit enter.


Try unplugging the unit for a few minutes. The microprocessor on the control panel may have locked up. Leave it unplugged for at least 15 minutes to see if it will reset.

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Is the unit plugged in and is the light on inside when you open the door? If so you could have a blown fuse. The cabinet must be removed before you can replace the 20 amp fuse. Good Luck

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Make sure that the program controller is working if not check power - step down supply, the pads are responding- if not faulty pads- or the door switches, if the switch contact are not good then it will not trigger the processor to switch on the waveguides. If the lights or fan work without any display or action of program being triggered to start then it can be a possible fault on the main board or the processor. Sometimes insect secretion can short the board and display panel and so the processor can work in such an erratic manner. If so clean, solder and reset the board. Now identify the parts by clicking this link: http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/microwave/a/5/141/identifying-microwave-parts.html

If there is no heating please do not switch on unless you have confirmed the fault. It is possible that the Magnetron is faulty, the temperature cut off is faulty or the main capacitor is short. It is also quite possible that insect can get into the oven and create soft spots. When you switch on these will create a short and make the voltage jump and in the long run damage the magnetron. Check this link to know how a microwave works:

http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/microwave/a/5/1443/how-a-microwave-oven-works.html

So Remove cover after disconnecting , check for dirt/moisture in the cabin, if so wipe clean and dry, check the magnetron and area clean and use an jet air to clean off. Check the wave guide covers, if food had deposited
then it must be checked or replaced. See link:
http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/microwave/a/5/1146/how-to-replace-a-microwave-guide-cover.html

Now keeping clear of the microwave, switch on; use a cup of water inside to test.
If you notice any sparks shut off as the magnetron or the main HT capacitor can be faulty. replace with same type.
If there is heating without any issues, you can use the microwave safely

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it is an internal fan that is the problems, if this is a counter top MW just replace it. if Over The Range (OTR) and under warranty call for service. if out of warranty replace.

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My Magic Chef over the range microwave won't even pop popcorn without shutting down. Was told to put dish on sensor but it still shuts down. Any answers?


Magic Chef customer support recommends placing a glass of water inside the oven to absorb some of the energy. It works for us..Jan 1, 2010

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Vent fan high comes on automatically with cooking


Right, that would be MCO10UW and the owner's manual is here.

The owner's manual does say this, of course,

"To prevent overheating from taking place, the exhaust
fan is designed to automatically turn on at a low speed if
excessive temperatures occur. Should this happen, the
fan cannot be manually turned off, but it will
automatically turn off when the internal parts have
cooled. The fan may stay on for up to an hour after the
range and microwave oven controls have been turned
off."

That;'s standard on microwaves.

But these models do have a separate internal cooling fan (which should run any time you microwave) plus the hood vent exhaust fan, which should only run when you select it, or if there is an excessive stovetop or under-hood temperature.

So if it comes on whenever you microwave, that is incorrect.

When that happens, it's usually a defective vent thermal switch (a.k.a. hood TCO).

But since it's brand new, I would certainly contact Magic Chef about this. If it's in need of repair, they will fix it free, assuming the oven wasn't physically damaged.

For more help from Magic Chef / Ewave see here or their contact page.

For Magic Chef in Canada call 866.587.2002

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

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alexas

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