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Model # MCO160UB goes off while cooking

I have a model # mC0160UB and several times while cooking it just goes off. In a couple of minutes it comes back on. We have checked the power source and there is power. It does not flip the breaker.

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  • mona_ford Oct 03, 2009

    Yes. You have to reset the clock

  • mona_ford Oct 03, 2009

    Yes. The clock has to be reset

  • A Miller May 11, 2010

    Does the clock require resetting?

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Adjust the timer

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