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After use, fan keeps running and control panel not working

Had just used microwave to warm up some food. After the cycle ended, removed the food and closed the door. The fan and interior light stayed on and kept running. Keeps running with door opened or close. The control panel is not responding as well. Had to disconnect unit. This is a 2000 model year Kenmore microwave oven. Model number 665.69689992

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  • kneenew2 Jun 19, 2009

    Thank you for your speedy reply. Now to fix or not to fix, that is the question. Replacement part is about $90. Since it is a nine year out unit, may just buy an inexpensive counter top model for now. Thanks again for your help.

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Hi, this is a major chip fault. this chip is located on the control board and, it is responsible for initiating the cooking cycle correctly. you will need to replace the control board asap. it has failed.

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  • Michael Masters
    Michael Masters Jun 19, 2009

    No problem, glad to help:)

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