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No power Have a Whirlpool Gold microwave. I used to to bake potatoes and overcooked them. The microwave burned the potatoes and the whole unit shut down. We let it cool down and try to plug it back on but still does not work. What should I do? It is out of warranty. Purchased in 2005. Never had a problem before till today.

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Hello there:
what you are going to have to do is:
(1) remove the screws in the back that hold on the cover than look under the microwave and see if there is any screws there and remove them also
(2) now remove the cover and look up towards the front right side top area and you should see a fuse remove the fuse and replacce it than plug in the unit and see if it works if so replace the cover and all screws and you are good to go ok?
If none of the above have seemed to help than i would contact a local authorized repair shop and have the unit serviced ok?
i hope that this is very helpfull for you
best regards michael

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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