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Is microwave dead?

Ran with nothing in really hot andnow nothing lights up on display

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It's probably an open thermostat or thermal cutout on or near the magnetron, or possibly the one on top of the cavity / body of the oven.

Once the thermal cutout is replaced and it's alive again, you may then find the magnetron is bad, too, and it runs but won't heat.

If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa:

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here:

Posted on Nov 18, 2007


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