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Everything works except the cooking part/no heating/turntable not turning, help!

Hi... My microwave worked fine, and then one day no heating, no turning, no sound. Everything else works. I've tried reprograming the settings, unplugging and replugging. Still nothing....What is it?

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  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2008

    Have Kenmore Microwave Model No.721.80012401.

    Everything is working except it is not heating or warming up.

  • Valerie13 Jan 15, 2008

    The microwave will not heat. You can set the time and it looks like it is cooking- the light comes on the turntable spins, but no heat.

  • rigit Feb 10, 2008

    I have the same problem with the same microwave. The light turns on, and the timer counts down, but the turntable does not spin and there is no cooking, also there is no beeping sound when you press the buttons or when the timer times out. Is there a fuse inside that needs replacement, or what?

  • martinjk Apr 19, 2008

    when i set the timer it acts like it is turning on...the light comes on and the counter starts counting down, but it does not start heating or do the humming like a microwave that is cooking. everything still works...the vent, the light, the timer

  • Anonymous May 29, 2008

    We have the same problem the light and the timer comes on but no heat and turn table does not rotate. I understand this could be a door switch problem.....does nayone know how to fix it.

  • laurietw Jul 09, 2008

    My microwave does the same looks like it's working, but when you take the food out it's still cold. There was a loud POP noise, and then it stopped heating. I would like to fix this myself because a service call alone is $75.00. Any solutions?

  • coldilnino Sep 03, 2008

    Same problem. Yes, we can set the timer and the count down begins. The light inside comes on as well. However, the turn table does not turn nor does the microwave heat anything. No humming, no action, no heating.
    I can turn the fan on. I don't know if that is relevant.
    If I let it sit for a bit, it will actually heat for a while, then stop heating.
    I took the bottom panel off but I cannot seem to get the microwave away from the wall to get the plate under the panel off and dig deeper. The metal plate under the bottom panel is quite hot, though.
    It had been used recently so I do not know if it is cooled down from that yet or if it is part of the problem.

  • mogonzalez99 Oct 12, 2008

    I have the same problem, the way i get it to start rotating and heating is applying a bit of pressure (upwards) on the door and i guess it hits a switch which makes the oven turn on. I think the door needs adjusting becuase the door clamp hits a red switch inside the oven when i slightly put pressure upwards on the door. I just don't know how to adjust the door or raise it up a notch on the handle side to let the clamp hit the switch that make it turn on. What i'm doing in the meantime is setting the time, hitting the start button, raising the door at the right angle until oven starts heating, holding it in that position until the time elapse. Its a temporary solution but frustrating and not to mention getting very old!! Do i need to call a repair center or can i fix it myself??

  • Anonymous Dec 05, 2008

    In the middle of cooking tonight the cooking just stopped. The timer works, but still no cooking when you hit start. If I push the door handle up it starts spinning and sounds like its cooking/running, but isn't heating anything. Is it just the door switch?

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    Same problem. It sounds and looks like it's working, but no heat.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    The turntable on the microwave does not spin nor does the microwave

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    turntable doesn't turn, but everything else works fine

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014




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This is just a preliminary reply. We will need more information to help you.

So you're saying you can set the cooking time but when you press Start it won't start?

If this is the case, you probably have a bad door swithc or door switch mount.

Please reply back with more detail so we can help you.

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Your 'Preliminary Reply' doesn't make too much sense because all of the problems have been stated clearly. Has anyone found a solution? How about directing me to another site? Thanks in advance.

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