Question about Microwave Ovens
If the fuse is good, it's probably an open thermostat or thermal cutout / thermal fuse on or near the magnetron or (less liklely) on top of the cavity / body of the oven.
When checking thermostats, if it has a hood fan thermostat, that should read open, as opposed to the others, which should read closed.
For many brands and models, you can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383
If not, please write back with your brand and model.
Some brands have a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel, which is very helpful when troubleshooting.
Please write back with your brand and model number if you need further help.
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William E. Miller, AS-EET
Posted on May 12, 2008
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