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Microwave stopped working completely

New microwave-August 07-finished cooking-fan started by itself then entire unit shut down-no lights/clock/or anything. I checked the circuit breaker and plug which were both fine.
(The microwave was hot, possibly from stove top and microwave cooking, though the plug was not at all.)
Please help! Where are the fuses? do I need to hire someone to copletely remove the unit to change?

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  • Wil1cun Dec 10, 2007

    My magic chef microwave mco153uw is only a couple of years old and yesterday I was using it and it worked fine then all of a sudden it lost all power. I checked breaker box and it was fine and there was still power to the outlet. then after about 20 min it turned back on and had reset itself. I used it again and the same thing happened. Any ideas?

  • petbon Dec 16, 2007

    Had the exhaust fan on for a bit due to smoke in oven; then a little while later popped popcorn, now completely dead microwave; fuses are o.k.

  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2007

    Read the instructions if all else fails. It is perfectly normal. When something is cooking on the stove, under the microwave it will sense heat and turn fan on. It is in the manual!



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Fan turned on after cooking because a thermostat got to hot and tripped turning on the fan to try to cool the unit.  The unit went completely dead when thermal fuse tripped which is located above the cavity on the left side.

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If you just bought this in August of 2007, then it's under warranty and you should let Magic Chef fix it for free!

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