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No power....no display...no cooking..no workee

My wife reported that the microwave just stopped working altogether with no sounds, display, etc... After testing in another outlet, still no working. I opened it up (easy enough) and replaced the fuse with another 250v/20a fuse. Still nothing. Upon further inspection I found a "burned out" spot on top of the piece with the radiation warning. It looks like a disk metal piece that is underneath a black piece....I guess it would look like a stack of black mento's with two electrical lines running into it (or one in/one out). After jiggling it, the power came back on...so it obviously stopped the operations.


What is this part....is it just this part that failed, or is there something else that would have caused this part to fail? If you need a better description, please let me know. Thank you....I am hoping to be my wife's hero.

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Hi, Your dead on the money, this or called thermal shoutdown switches, when the unit get's to hot this will protect it again's over heating, on this peace there will be marking , this marking will be the temp. of shoutdown and other number for part #.
Go on googles and try the part # you will see it come up and just replace it. If you have another scrape micro you can take out the other and used it there mostlicly the same thing

Hope this Help

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