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Panasonic Inverter NN-V673S microwave- shuts off after 2-30 secs

I have a Panasonic Inverter NN-V673S. The microwave worked for about 2 years. Now, the microwave runs for between 2-30 seconds (different every time) on any setting i choose, then shuts off- e.g. I set it for a minute, it works for 30 seconds, then lights turn off, yet fan keeps humming, no heat produced and there is only a ":" on the screen.

Please tell me how i can fix this, preferably at home, as I don't want to pay for having it repaired.

I olive in the UK, so finding a panasonic repairsman is difficult

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If the screen is showing a fault number or a number you havent seen before then its probably a program fault which can't be fixed. Check that the vent holes on the back of the oven aren't dirty and ensure that the whole oven is clean inside. Sadly it sounds like a program fault which cant usually be fixed by the owner though.
Finding a Panasonic oven repairer in the UK shouldnt be a problem though. My parents had a simlar problem wth their Panasonic Inverter oven, called the UK customer services and Panasonic contacted an authorised repairer in Scotland to visit them. Call customer services on 0844 844 3868.
If the call out charge exceeds £80 then you're probably better off buying a new oven. 



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