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How to Reset keypad on a MCO160S

Microwave only work on defrost

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SOURCE: Magic Chef Microwave Model MCO160S .

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The buzzing comes from the transformer - it's overstressed by a short. You will have to open it and find out the shorted part. I strongly suggest that you either junk it or take it to an specialized repair shop - the voltage inside it (in excess of 5000 volts) can easily kill you if you even come near to it. Your life is worth more than a few hundred bucks.

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We keep getting A MESSAGE "select action 1.0lb quick defrost" which displays every 15 minutes after any function on the Advantium 120 is used.


I surmise there's a short in the Quick Defrost button on the keypad. Either the keypad has collapsed there, or some contamination has gotten in. Another possibility is a failing program memory bit in the controller chip, but a contaminated keypad seems most likely. What happens if you press and hold that button while trying to key in another instruction? Is there any change in behavior?

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Magic chef mco160s microwave control panel not working


That would be a defective membrane keypad.

If it's still available, and you or someone you know might want to replace it, here's a handy guide with pictures showing you what's typically involved.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number from the tag in or on the microwave here.


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My microwave GE model # JVM1440WH04 spacemaker has no heat coming out of it. My husband heated microwave lasagna in it last, everything works except for the heat, any solutions?


Push the microwave door tightly closed. The computer will not start cooking until the door is closed for safety reasons. Some models of microwave will give a warning on the screen if the door is open.
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Ensure you have programmed a heat setting, entered a cooking time and pressed the "Start" button on the microwave's keypad. Check that the microwave is not set to "Defrost" mode.
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Unplug the microwave and wait for one minute. This measure will reset the microwave's internal computer if it has frozen or scrambled. Plug the microwave back in and try again.
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Ensure the keypad lock mode is inactive. Most microwave ovens have a lockout feature that prevents children from starting the microwave while unsupervised. Lockout mode is usually deactivated by holding down the button that bears a padlock symbol

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My microwwave is not heating,


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Push the microwave door tightly closed. The computer will not start cooking until the door is closed for safety reasons. Some models of microwave will give a warning on the screen if the door is open.


Ensure you have programmed a heat setting, entered a cooking time and pressed the "Start" button on the microwave's keypad. Check that the microwave is not set to "Defrost" mode.


Unplug the microwave and wait for one minute. This measure will reset the microwave's internal computer if it has frozen or scrambled. Plug the microwave back in and try again.


Ensure the keypad lock mode is inactive. Most microwave ovens have a lockout feature that prevents children from starting the microwave while unsupervised. Lockout mode is usually deactivated by holding down the button that bears a padlock symbol (like the "Start" button in the photograph).

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My oven is not heating anything although everything else seems to be working fine. Your site said i may need a multi tester, what is this and where might i find one cheap.


Push the microwave door tightly closed. The computer will not start cooking until the door is closed for safety reasons. Some models of microwave will give a warning on the screen if the door is open.


Ensure you have programmed a heat setting, entered a cooking time and pressed the "Start" button on the microwave's keypad. Check that the microwave is not set to "Defrost" mode.


Unplug the microwave and wait for one minute. This measure will reset the microwave's internal computer if it has frozen or scrambled. Plug the microwave back in and try again.


Ensure the keypad lock mode is inactive. Most microwave ovens have a lockout feature that prevents children from starting the microwave while unsupervised. Lockout mode is usually deactivated by holding down the button that bears a padlock symbol

Oct 04, 2011 | Microwave Ovens

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How do you set the power level? The model number is: JVM1730DM1WW The serial number is: MM901698B


Assuming your touch pad is working properly, press Time Cook (for cooking) or Time Defrost (for defrosting) and then type in the length of time that you want the microwave to operate. Then press Power Level and type in a number from 1-10. Finally press Start. Depending on the GE microwave, the Power Level button may be above 2 or to the left of 0. (I've seen both keypad designs depending on when and where the microwave was manufactured.) If you press Power Level before setting the cooking time, the unit will reset when you press Time Cook or Time Defrost.

GE has the manuals for some of their microwaves on their site. See http://www.geappliances.com/service_and_support/literature/ and enter the model number in the search engine.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

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Defrost timer comes on automatically and no other keys are working, to reset we have to open the door and press all the keys


Sad to say, that comes under a faulty board scenario.Normally if it is the keypad, only some some selections are not possible. Quote model to spares supplier to get correct board.Please beware of voltages neat capacitor. Nasty stuff.

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Magic Chef Microwave Model MCO160S .


You can download that manual here.

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

Nov 25, 2008 | Magic Chef Microwave Ovens

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