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Tappan microwave, serial TMV151FB, the letter L appears when you press any button, nothing works

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Buy a new micro......... the front panel just went bye bye

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SOURCE: have old tappan speedwave 1000.

Unplug the unit for 15 minutes...plug the unit in and try again. If that doesn't work - take the back cover off and look for any blown fuses...should be obvious.


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SOURCE: caracell keeps turning and does not heat

There three common causes, open magnetron, cracked high voltage diode developes high resistance short, or a shorted high voltage capacitor.

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SOURCE: Tappan microwave vent motor and cooktop lights not working

see this test . God bless youThis microwave oven repair is only for over the range(OTR) models. First, with microwave still installed, gain access to the control board and check for voltage from the fan relay. If you are not getting voltage from the fan relay on the control board, and your display says fan is on, then you need a new control board.
Again, this microwave oven repair is for OTR models. If you know your light bulbs are good and your display is telling you that they should be on, check the light relay on your control board. If no voltage is found at that relay, then replace the control board. Otherwise your problem is in the light socket, wiring, or wire connectors. You can get to all of that by unscrewing 6-8 screws under the unit and taking the bottom panel off.If voltage is present and the wiring that you can see looks good, then you will have to take the unit down and test for voltage at the fan itself. If the voltage is present there, then test the motor itself and/or start capacitor for the motor. The fan motor assembly will slide out of the top of the unit after you take it down and unscrew 2 screws. Below, in the list of component testing, you will see how to test the motor and start capacitor. get the part from

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I had very old parts for the tappan units but they have been out of circulation for quite some time. Unless this is a new tappan that I am not familar with, Most of those parts are no longer available. The FCC ID does not help, you need a model number of the unit to try to look up parts. A Microwave puts out radio waves and such has to be regulated by the FCC. Federal Comunications Commission. That number wont help find parts for the unit. Sorry

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Chances are you have a failing bottom door switch, or its mount is loose, misaligned, or broken.

See my help file on door switches:

The service manuals are here: f

You can usually order Tappan parts from the Pros here or contact them via the info no the service manual cover.

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Unplug the unit for 15 minutes...plug the unit in and try again. If that doesn't work - take the back cover off and look for any blown fuses...should be obvious.


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I think the membrane/button for the number 4 is stuck or broken. Due to the nature of a microwave my advice would be to entrust the work to a competant technician. Hope this helps.

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