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Fan/ heating element won't turn on

The microwave has power, the lights turn on and the timer counts down but the fan/ heating element never kicks on to start cooking the food. It just went past the warranty.

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  • hikerchick Jan 21, 2008

    Hi, My Dacor microwave just went past it's year. I was using it, opened the door to check my food and when I went to turn it back on the fan and unit will not start. The light, time and control panel work. What was your solution.

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  • lacostarua Nov 07, 2008

    I have the exact same problem with the exact same model Dacor microwave. I am two months past the warranty and my microwave mid-cooking a lean cuisine just stopped cooking. The turntable stopped spinning, fan stopped...yet the clock/timer continued to count down. I am VERY frustrated since I did not purchase an extended warranty on this.



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You may have a bad internal fuse or thermosensor. Take off the key panel. look for fuses. Also the sensor is black, about the diameter of a dime and 3/8 inch thick with two wires...attached to the oven wall. Check for continuity. Quick check, remove wires, connect with a paper clip tape up and try. Do not run with the sensor out of the circuit except to test.

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