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MY MICROWAVE OVEN DOESN´T HEAT, HOW MUCH WOLD BE THE REPARATION?

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Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly. The majority of the time when you have a working control panel and no heat there are 2 - 3 items that fail.

Service manual for this microwave is actually posted on the sears website:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Sansui-Parts/Microwave-Parts/Model-MW8554W/1763/0123245?pathTaken=


Cost will depend on what part has failed.

Kelly

Posted on Oct 05, 2010

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    Kelly Oct 06, 2010

    My apology to you. The manual link is useless. Hopefully one of our other experts has a better grasp on repair costs for this particular model. I do not have the manual for this oven and should not have answered your post. So my ability to extimate cost for this microwave oven repair is expremely limited unless I did an on site / in home analysis of your microwave.

    Just don't rate the post and someone here should respond.

    Kelly

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