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Power Supply

Check whether there is a proper power supply. Look to see whether the cord is connected to a grounded 3-prong outlet and the cord is fully plugged in. If the electrical system is built-in and no power cord is visible, replace or reset the household fuse or circuit breaker.

Microwave Functions

Some basic microwave operational steps may affect whether the microwave is heating. Open and close the microwave door, as the unit will not function with the door open, and push "Stop/Clear" to cancel any previous settings, such as the timer, which do not heat the microwave oven.

Setting the Microwave

Once the power to the microwave has been reset, or verified as working, and the microwave is ready to run, select a new cook cycle and press "Start" to see if the microwave begins to run and cook food as expected. Allow the food to cook for the alloted time and then open the microwave door and check to see if the food has cooked or heated. Choose a longer cooking time and restart the microwave if food is heating but is cooking slowly.

Repair

If all efforts to troubleshoot the function and power to the microwave still do not get the appliance heating food as expected, there may be a repair issue that needs to be addressed. Contact professional technician for advice.

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The light inside the micro wave needs to be replaced most have a door on the back side that yo can remove the screw and unscrew the bulb and take to a applince shop and purchance a new one to replace.

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Everything appears to work fine but it is not heating anymore.


If the microwave oven appears to be working but it is not heating the food, it is very possible that the magnetron, or its power supply has failed.

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Power goes off if heating something for 2 minutes or more, but comes back on after 10-15 minutes.


Push time cook then the power button , change the power leval to what you want then press start, this should get you back , on track. Good luck DFD

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First: never attempt heating pure water in a microwave, that is dangerous.

Ensure the oven is not set to the minimum power, otherwise the heating will be minimal.

Try heating some food at maximum power for two or three minutes, if it does not heat, take it back to the shop.

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sam..vane...two different problems.

Sam...find out if you've got power in the outlet you're using. If not, you've got to check to see if you've got a blown fuse in the unit. Also ...see below.

vane...chances are you have a power issue or the thermosensor which is used for a safety has blown. It is the size of a dime and 3/8 inch thick...black...two wires. You'll probably find it has opened. Found attached inside the control area to the side of the microwave heating area.

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