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Changing bulb for the hood over stove microwave quick working

I have a whirlpool gold microwave model #GH4184XSB bought new in 2006. One of the bulbs for the stove hood light blew out. While changing the bulb the glass on the bulb came loose and caused the other bulb to blow out and microwave stopped working. It will not get any power. We checked breaker box and outlet has 120 volts but no power getting to microwave.

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The control board is bad. Good Luck

Posted on Mar 31, 2007

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We see this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide for $39.95 postpaid.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

This can often also affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inoperable or stuck on too.

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Posted on Mar 07, 2008

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If the fan is not working, the microwave should not be used, as it may cause overheating, causing further damage to the appliance ad potentially fire damaged.

From description it looks like the appliance has a short circuit, probably in the wirings powering the lamp.

The unit must be taken apart and tested to fix this.

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Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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there are some other fuses on some circuit boards inside the oven.Try finding them,one is located on the control panel PCB.Perhaps that is blown!

Posted on Aug 23, 2010

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Do all other functions of the microwave work as expected, just the lights are not lighting up? It probably is a blown fuse somewhere, but please provide this information first so I can help you further.

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Tim

Posted on Sep 09, 2010

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If your owner's manual does not address it, it's not meant to be user-accessed, so you will need to remove the outer cover to access and change the bulb.

If it's an over the range model, you may have to remove it from the wall.

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

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

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there are some other fuses on some circuit boards inside the oven.Try finding them,one is located on the control panel PCB.Perhaps that is blown!

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We see (and repair) this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week or so.

At our Web site, you can get details of our service, plus we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

Or if you prefer, you can order a new control circuit board for it here for $140.10 plus shipping. (Just enter the model number as MH1140XMQ-1 without the dash).

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

The lights can can be inoperable or stuck on or no bright, too. Sometimes this will similarly affect the exhaust fan operation or inside light, too.

Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your full model number from the tag on the unit) for more information & help.

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We see this a lot. The problem is probably not the wiring, but on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide for $39.95 postpaid.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

This can often also affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inoperable or stuck on too.

Details of our service and critical safety information and disassembly information is at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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