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Microwave simply stopped working (No power or lights at all) while heating food. Plugged into different outlet still won't turn on. What could be wrong?

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  • Seymour Dec 19, 2007

    Yes have the same problem, Replaced the fuse and the thermo cutoff and still not work. I did however try it with a paper clip and the only thing that worked was the fan and nothing else.

  • richieb Dec 22, 2007

    I have the same problem with model JVM1640. Plugged into outlet from different circuit and still didn't work. Some switches inside have continuity, some don't. Which ones should be open?

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All...you should first check to make sure the outlet you're using is good. Really. Next, check internal fuse and thermosafety in the unit. They are both found inside the button area. The safety is about the size of a dime and 3/8 inch thick with two wires. Sometimes they open. They should be continuous. Not it? Let me know.

Posted on Dec 17, 2007

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