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No power, no lights, no clock. Nothing works on my Samsung over the range microwave model SMH17138

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Your microwave may be plugged into a regular receptacle which is on a circuit breaker often in a cupboard above the range.Check around to see if anything else is not working. Check your circuit breaker box for a breaker that needs resetting. If you see one out of line with the others turn it off and then back on. Good luck..

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Samsung Over-The-Range Microwave Oven just went out, wont come on at all.


Hello Terrell,

If "wont come on at all" means no light when door is open, no clock, nothing, then assume complete loss of power to that circuit.
These are often powered by an isolated circuit with its own breaker. The first place to look is your power distribution panel and see if you can find a tripped breaker.
If yes, then reset the breaker and see if the microwave has lights, clock, etc.
If no breakers are tripped, the actual microwave plug is often in a cabinet above the microwave. Sometimes, these may get pulled out while moving items in and out of the cabinet, so check that too.
If unsuccessful, microwaves also include an internal line and/or thermal fuse which fail due to overloading. Also, the control panel can go bad or become unplugged from slamming the door, etc.
If you do have lights, clock etc., then a faulty door latch will prevent operation of the microwave generator.

Unfortunately, will need additional information to properly identify the potential.
I hope this helps.

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Hi I have a Samsung SMH9187 micowave that is dead (no display, light, fan, mirowave).


Sounds like the main fuse blew. It's either near where the power cord enters the cabinet, or behind the control panel (if an over the range unit).

You may also have some type of failure in the high voltage circuit; based on your description of the symptoms.

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If when you press the start button the turntable starts but no heat then magnetron is faulty otherwise if nothing happens then the touchpad itself is faulty.

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follow the next steps and fix it. Use the VOM. God bless you

1. No power to outlet (overload or fault in microwave or other appliance).
2. Blown main fuse - likely due to other problems.
3. Open thermal protector or thermal fuse.
4. Defective controller or its power supply.
5. Clock needs to be set before other functions will operate (some models).4683d79e-475c-49fd-bef9-58931f027352.gif

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The door switches are more than likely the problem, one or two will need to be replaced, I recommend a professional.

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Ge Over The Range Microwave Oven JVM2050...5 yrs. digital clock working so there's power. inside light out and basically digital key pad seems dead.. we had a few flickers of light and a brief turn of...


We repair these on a regular basis for customers nationwide with our guaranteed $39.95 service with a full one year warranty.

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

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

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Sometimes a keypad may not work because the door switches are faulty. When the door switches are working correctly it will allow the keypad to operate. They tell the microwave that the door is closed and the unit is dafe to use.

Many models have 3 door switches, it's wise to get all 3 replaced at once.

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There is something in there that magnifys the power inside the mircowave and it sounds like its out.

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It could have been steam or humidity.

If this is an over the range model, be sure you always use the hood vent exhaust fan when you're cooking on the stove top.

Whether it's a counter top or over the range top, always be aware that the cooling fan is running when it's cooking.

When in doubt feel for air flow through the vents.

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