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Was running fan today on microwave and it stopped so did all other functions:power,light,clock. outlet has power

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Hello there:
Normally when this happens this is a indication that the internal fuse has blown or your keypad has shorted out
So what you are going to have to do is first unplug the microwave and then remove all of the screws from the back and sides that are on the edge of the back and sides normally there are 8 on the back and like 6 on the sides then the outer cover will slide to the rear of the machine then lift off
you may have to get a flat tip screw driver and insert it in the crease and pry it towards the back just a little to get the cover to start moving once the cover is off
look towards the front and you wil see where all of the wires are connected to a electronics board there will be a fuse on it simply replace the fuse with a good one and see now if the microwave will work if so great just replace the cover and you are done but if not then you may have a bad keypad which will need to be replaced or you ahve suffered a electrical board failure and in this case it woudl be wise to send it in for repairs or replace the microwave ok
Hope this is very helpful for you
Best regards Michael

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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