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MICROWAVE MALFUNCTION My microwave oven (model MC-8083MLR) is just a year old. The microwave oven stops abruptly while cooking. The oven goes totally dead without any sins of power supply. It can be started only after about an hour after the oven has totally cooled down.

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  • tbaile29 Mar 03, 2008

    i have the same problem with our magic chef the model # is mco-153ub how do i get ahold of magic chef? looked everywhere with no luck.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    Microwave oven does not work at all. Seems like there is no power supplied to it.

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I'd say the magnetron is overheating and the magnetron thermostat (doing its job) is opening up thew power to allow it to cool.

When it is running, do you hear / feel the cooling fan? If not, that may be the problem, otherwise, I would suspect your magnetron has failed.

They should offer a magnetron warranty beyond the normal one-year warranty.

They're at http://www.mcappliance.com/

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No never heard the cooling fan kick on after it shuts down, no power at all.

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