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I used it and then when back to use it again. no power, I thought circut breaker, no...I checked the outlet it was good. Just died, no sounds accompinied.1996 under counter FMT116U1WO

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There is a glass fuse located behind control pad, when tripped everything goes dead, that may be your problem

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