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We have a brand new Maytag mmv5165BAS over range microwave oven. When we tried to make microwave popcorn using the 'Popcorn' control, the microwave stopped early and the display read E-63. What does this mean? What is wrong?

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  • jakobsaunt Aug 07, 2008

    Same problem but in addition it shuts down completely (all power off, display dark) after about 3 1/2 minutes of cooking anything. Outlet/circuit is fine. About 1/2 hr later display comes back on asking clock to be reset. This microwave is 1 week old!!!

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E63 is a "T1 Max Time" error. It indicates a problem on the control board.

The first thing to try is a "hard reset". Unplug it from the power line for a few minutes, plug it back in, set the clock, then try again.

Keep a close eye on it, and if it fails again, you want to contact Maytag for free warranty repair.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on May 27, 2008

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