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Hi there, I have had my panasonic microwave 4 years now and it has gone faulty. the heating up part does not work and makes a clicking sound from the outside right hand side.then it shuts off but the power remains!! Any suggestions or how much tp repair?

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  • handyrph May 07, 2008

    my panasonic microwave works for about 3 seconds then turns off

  • deeannmcgraw Dec 03, 2008

    Same problem, Microwave was working well 2 days ago. Now when I turn it on it clicks and works for 3 seconds then turns off. Clock and timer work correctly. Tried leaving unplugged for a few minutes, no avail...is it fixable???

  • techman4ever Jan 18, 2009

    Hi, I have a Panasonic microwave model NN-S543BFR. I have the same problem. It starts for 3 seconds with a zapping sound 3 times (burning smell) and it shuts off. Have had it a couple years and it has worked great..until now. I noticed a spark at the windings of the HV Inverter each of the 3 times. Want to be completely sure it is the inverter and not something else like the magnatron that may be causing that to happen. Please let me know.
    Thanks,
    John


  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    dohenoel, it sounds like an inverter problem, but please reply back with your brand and full model number.

    handyrph (second post on this problem) Please reply back with your brand and full model number.

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Hey all, I fixed my microwave by ordering and replacing the faulty circuitry. It was easy, it was all on one circuit card. been a couple years now and it has been working great. The new part has a slightly different part number so I suppose that means they fixed whatever was faulty to begin with. Sorry I took so long to post. It cost me about $80.00 but this is an awesome microwave so it was worth it.
John

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