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Microwave will not work

Got up one morning and the micowave will not work.  We just used it the night before. Cooked baked potatoes and green beans..back to back for about 30 minutes total.

It is plugged in and the outlet works for other things.  The display is blank and the unit doesn't seem to have any power for anything.

The inside of the door has a sticker describing a fuse, but could it be the problem and if so, where is it?  The owners manual makes no mention of it.

It's only 3 or 4 months old.


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  • George M Jul 18, 2008

    The Sanyo EM-U1000B in our employee lounge just stopped working. The display is blank and it won't turn on. The power source is fine, and we've tested the microwave in other outlets. It is way out of warranty. I would like to replace the internal fuse myself, if that's the problem. I'd need to know how to get at it and how to get a new one. Thanks.



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This is still under warranty, so I would not recommend voiding your warranty by attempting repair.

I would call Sanyo at the number in your manual and ask for the nearest authorized servicer so you can take it in for repair on their dime.

If it's an over the range model, I would make sure to have a second person to help remove it from the wall.

If I had to bet, I'd say thge temperature fuse / thermal fuse / thermostat on the magnetron is open, but it may be the power fuse.

Please post back if you need more help, or if you decide to work on it yourself.

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