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I have magic chef microwave it powers on & heats. But when you press 3 it comes up 4 and when you press start it goes back to The time & won't start. Anyone have idea what problem maybe?

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I actually not had that happen before but , when and sometimes I turn it on any number it goes 10 seconds then beep! even when I pressed it longer than 10 seconds , but I don't know but on mine theres a paper there on the side or something metal that tour or broke but , it may be that.

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The turn table and fan are connected in series with the bulb,as you have mentioned that you have replaced bulb,so please check again for any loose contact on bulb holder or bulb continuity again.

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There are several things that could cause a microwave not to heat. Most common is the magnatron and some models have up to a 5 yr warranty on that part. Check the owners manual for that info.

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SOURCE: magic chef microwave shuts down

We had the same problem with our brand new Magic Chef. Before going through the trouble of taking it back I called Home Depot. After talking to a Home Depot Rep I am told that the overheat sensor is under the glass plate directly beneath the popcorn bag. Popcorn gets very hot and the heat of the popcorn causes the sensor to shut the machine down. I would imagine this would be the same for a baked potato.
Very poor design.
I was told to put a microwave safe plate down and put the popcorn bag on it. This should help to reduce the heat and not trip the sensor.
A safety sensor is great, but not if it keeps tripping the machine and shutting down!

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SOURCE: Magic Chef Microwave Shutting Down Problem in RV

your micrwave may run fine at 110 but it draws more power than the generator is putting out when the magnetron kicks on which is the part that creates the microwave causing the food to heat up. In other words the amperage is too low for the microwave. Amperage is what matters not voltage.

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Check the door safety interlock switches.

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