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TURNTABLE AND LIGHT NOT WORKING

MAGIC SHEF MICROWAVE MODEL MCD990ARB.EVERYTHING WORD EVEN COOKS, BUT THE TURNTABLE AND LIGHT DO NOT.iS IT SAFE TO STILL USE IF WE CAN NOT FIX THE OTHER?

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Just fixed one with same problem. Replace small relay on pcb and you are good to go.

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It will cook entirely different ... you will want to turn the food occasionally to assure complete cooking.

You probably have a burned out lamp ... look inside for an access panel. If none, you will have to remove the cover. There are probably 8 to 10 screws and they may be Torx - Torx is a star shape, available at auto parts store of Sears (K-mart).

Once inside - DO NOT TOUCH THE SILVER CAN - LETHAL.

Find the lamp, check it out. If burned, get a replacement at your hardware or appliance store or maybe at a Big Box store.

I hope this helps you.

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Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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  • A Miller Sep 27, 2009

    I dont understand how this was not helpful. May I ask what your expectation was?

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