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Microwave stops after 14 seconds.

This Panasonic stops after 14 seconds whether time is entered by quick minutes or the keypad.

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  • Microprob May 26, 2008

    Is it worth fixing a bad megnetron or inverter or just get a new microwave?



  • asalomone Mar 11, 2009

    Light and fan go on but microwave NN-S961 stops in a few seconds when either fast min or keypay pressed.

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In most cases, this is a problem with the inverter or a bad magnetron.

Due to the lethal voltages used and produced, I do not recommend that an inexperienced person work on these.

I would recommend that you contact your nearest Panasonic-authorized servicer. You can find one here.

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Posted on May 22, 2008

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 26, 2008

    You can check part prices here.

    If you or a friend can safely do the repair, it will save you labor (and a hefty parts mark-up).

    Labor would probably run about $75 for the visit and $75-90 for the repair work.

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First check is the main fuse of the unit. On countertop units, you will need to take the shell off. The fuse will be close to where the cord comes through into the unit. OTR units, this main fuse is usually behind the control panel or possibly behind the vent. Usually the fuse is obvious if blown, otherwise test with an OHM meter, if open, replace fuse.
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The best place to order Panasonic parts is Tritronics. You can also call them at 866-779-5835.

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