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Where do you buy these fuses? Are they special ones for microwaves or are they just regular fuses?

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    My Sharp Carousel went dead. The oven is working fine that is on the same fuse. What do I do?



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Ceramic fuses of 15A or 20A rating are available at home improvement stores like Lowe's, places like Wal-Mart and local appliance stores.

Ceramic fuses are preferred because they are considered flameproof.

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At my Web site, I have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

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