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Froze and is non-responsive

This AM I used the unit on "reheat" then when I tried to use it again about 5 mins later, it was frozen and stuck on the time (I presume) it happened. Any thoughts on how to reboot it?

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  • Jeasevoli Feb 01, 2008

    It's built in - I am not sure how to unplug it because wherever the plug is, is behind the unit and I am not too handy so I am not sure what to do.. Thanks for the suggestions. If I can get to the plug I will try that.

  • Jeasevoli Feb 01, 2008

    OK thank you!! I'll try it right now. Yes, it is in the kitchen, no it's not over the stove and by built-in I mean its actually installed with a cabinet around it and no plug to be seen so I hope the breaker method works!

  • Jeasevoli Feb 01, 2008

    I reset the circuit breaker and that seemed to work. Thank you so much for all your useful comments. It's good to know there are still nice people in the world that don't want anything in exchange.

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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Did you try unplugging it for several minutes and then plugging it back in?

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If it will not CLEAR, You can try Un-Plugging it from the wall, let it dis-charge for 10min., then try . If you still have the problem, I would think your Control Panel has failed. The Control Panel is like an Electronic Controlled Switch with Pre-Programmed sections and Timers. Replacement is the only option. Sorry!

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  • Totalwreck Feb 01, 2008

    By "Built in" do you mean installed Over The Range? If so the plug should be in the cabinets above the Microwave. If not then go to your Circuit Breaker Panel. Are any of the Breakers labeled as Microwave? If yes, "flip" that Breaker OFF. This will cut the power to the Microwave. If no label, you will have to determine which breaker circuit the Microwave is on. Is the Microwave in the Kitchen? Try that Breaker. Remember to Re-Set the Breaker after you have made your test. 10 min Off is long enough.

    GOOD LUCK!!

  • Totalwreck Feb 01, 2008

    By-the-way. Was the Cabinet "Custom Made" for the Microwave? Any Cabinet that has a Microwave built into it HAS TO HAVE sufficient air space and air intake for the Microwave to BREATHE, and Exhaust Hot Air. Otherwise the Microwave can Over Heat which WILL lead to all kinds of problems. Just a "Heads Up" Thanks!

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