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The unit will not come on even though the electrical outlet it is plugged into is "live"

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Check the power cable, it might have a brake in it.

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It simply died. It is plugged into the same live outlet as it always has been but now it won't function at all. Not even a time dismay. No signs of life AT ALL lol help!!!


It could be many things, but the first to check in the main fuse (typically ceramic). It will be located near where the power line enters the unit. Check for open with a multi-meter. If open, replace with new (link below). If it blows again, you have other issues that a qualified servicer should address.
http://www.electronix.com/microwave-repair-fuseslamps-c-557_560.html

Aug 21, 2011 | Magic Chef MCD1311ST Microwave Oven

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No power, even when plugged in to a live outlet.


The main fuse in the microwave oven has blown, the cause is usually a defective door switch.

Feb 09, 2011 | Sanyo EMG5595S 900 Watts Microwave Oven

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Nothing happens. it death. was working fine. an them .. the next day nothing ...


Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.
here are some problems you may have.
  1. No power to outlet (blown fuse or tripped breaker or GFCI).
  2. Blown main fuse - likely due to other problems.
  3. Open thermal protector or thermal fuse.
  4. Defective controller or its power suppy
Microwaves must be serviced by technicians due to the inherent dangers involved in repairing these appliances. Internal capacitors can retain a lethal electrical charge even though the unit is completely unplugged. A microwave radiation leakage test must be performed on the unit following any internal component repair.

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Jan 05, 2011 | Frigidaire FMCB115GC Microwave Oven

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My kitchenaid microwave


Hi,

I have the same model in my home only mine is black rather than stainless. The problem you are encountering is most likely due to a fuse that has blown internally in the unit. Before having it looked at be sure you have power to the wall outlet that the microwave is plugged into. The outlet is usually in the cabinet above the microwave, simply unplug the microwave and plug a lamp or other appliance to verify it is 'live'. If the outlet is live the repair for the fuse may be a done from the front if you have a bit of patients and basic knowledge of electricity. I would recomment calling a service company to make all repairs on this paticular unit as it can be very tricky. Let me know I can help further.

Apr 18, 2010 | KitchenAid KHMS2050SSS Microwave Oven

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Hamburger in foil wrap put in microwave - shorted unit out


Hi- The first thing here is safety. If the power supply is good- 120v at outlet- then address the fuse in the cabinet. Open door, remove screw(s) holding control panel, and tilt out panel. Fuse should be visible. Check for continuity. If bad, replace with 15amp appliance fuse. Plug in and check for operation. If fuse blows again, unplug and start looking at a new microwave. Let me know if this info helps. Have more if needed- Thanks- Ed

Mar 15, 2010 | Whirlpool MH6141XK Microwave Oven

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No power


No power at all? ... gotta ask, assuming it is a counter top model...if you plug something else into the outlet does it work? That way 'we' know there is power getting to the unit. If something else works in the outlet, (assumng a 2 outlet receptical in the wall) plug the microwave into the same outlet as the other item that worked. If still no power, you probably blew the internal fuse in the microwave.

That said, they are there for a reason, chances are there is another problem in the unit that needs to be fixed. An appliance repair man reently told me they are only expected to live 5 or so years anymore... pitiful....

Peace,

Mar 06, 2010 | KitchenAid Microwave Ovens

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No power everything was fine then nothing when i got home is there any fuses to check in the microwave


There is a fuse under the cover, as well as a couple of safety thermostats that can cause a dead oven. It may also be that the power transformer for the control circuit board has failed. I've seen several Sharp ovens where the transformer died because of power surges. This would cause no display and no functions even though the oven has power. Also, did you make sure the outlet your oven is plugged into has power? If it's a GFI outlet it may need to be reset, or a circuit breaker in your electric service panel may have tripped.

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Feb 28, 2010 | Sharp R-1850A Convection/Microwave Oven

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We had an power outage and lost power for a few hours everything came back on but the microwave. I checked the outlet and checked the fuse still nothing. Is there anything that can be fixed?


Hello if you have no power at the outlet, you may have saved your microwave. If the outlet is dead go to your house electrical panel and reset the breaker or replace the fuse. if the outlet is live and the microwave still won't power on you will have to choose between repair and replacement. Definitely get an estimate before agreeing to a repair as microwaves are very inexpensive today compared to even a couple of years ago.

Nov 23, 2009 | Emerson MW8108P Microwave Oven

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I pluged the microwave in it was working and when I pushed it back and when I looked at it it waqs not working any moren mdl # is 87449 kenmore counter top microwave


Check the outlet it is plugged into. Remove the microwave plug. If you don't have a voltage meter handly to test the voltage at the outlet or the continuity of the microwave plug, I would suggest you plug in a lamp from your living room into the outlet. If it doesn't work, either the outlet is a tripped (GFIC) Ground Fault Interuption Circuit outlet or the circuit breaker tripped in your electrical panel box or the microwave cord is damaged and caused a short and blew the fuse. To check these I would try plugging the light in and press the red reset button located on the wall outlet or flip tripped circuit breaker in panel. If it's a damaged cord or fuse, you can visit this web site for Sears parts www.searspartsdirect.com If you found any of these suggestions helpful, please rate my solutions. Thanks D. Lange

Apr 23, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

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The microwave just stopped working in the middle of heating


Always have something in the microwave before turning on. A glass of water is OK. It's needed to absorbed the energy.
All microwaves will stop if the door is opened. This a safety feature. Never operate with the door opened.
The button below the plug outlet is a test button for the GFI (Ground Fault Interrupter). This is a safety feature of the electrical wiring for your home. Make sure it's turned on.
Since this is a new unit, you may want to take it back to the store you bought from for an exchange/refund.



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