Question about Microwave Ovens
My oven died today when I pressed the add a minute button. It's probably a blown fuse. Where is it located, so I can check it? (Kenmore 721.66319500)
You can usually find an exploded view by entering your FULL model number (721.66319500) here.
But there's usually a reason the fuse blows!
If it went dead almost immediately after pressing the Start pad, that's usually a shorted high-voltage capacitor too.
If it went dead a few seconds after pressing the Start pad, that's usually a failing high-voltage transformer too.
If it's intermittent or random, it may be a bad connection, usually on the control board or a loose fuse holder, or even an intermittent fuse.
If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical safety information and disassembly information at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
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