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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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Re: fan/ heating element won't turn on

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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