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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.

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