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I have a Magic Chef microwave Model MCO153S that stopped working after the fan turned on while I was using the stovetop. I've unplugged it then plugged it back in and nothing turns on.

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  • Anonymous Sep 09, 2008

    I have the same problem; we were warming up a cup of coffee when the oven went dead. Breakers, etc are fine

  • dryanjones Nov 28, 2008

    Same problem. Microwave completely shuts down after a couple of minutes and power returns after about three minutes.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    I have two of these microwaves and the one that just stopped working is the newer one. Is it possible to swap out the control panel? If so. . .how?? I did not see any screws around the control panel how do you get it off? The model # is WP700AP20-6. Thank You.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    I have an island stovetop with a magic chef pop up hood that doesn't stay up long enough for fan to come on. It is an intermittent problem and I don't have any schematics on it let alone model or serial number.

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My microwave oven have inside a a metal papel i remove becouse sparks when turn on .this pece of paper is necesari
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