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Whirlpool microwave model # MH6150XLQ

DOES THIS MODEL HAVE AN INTERNAL FUSE? IT STOPPED WORKING AND EVEN THE LIGHT DON'T COME ON.

I CHECKED THE BREAKER, I CHECKED THE WALL RECEPTACLE (OK)

CAN'T GET POWER TO MICROWAVE

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Yes, there is. If you go to searspartsdirect.com and type in your model number, you will find the fuse listed under the "Interior Parts" heading as item number 14 (part #815174). You can find appliance fuses much cheaper at the local hardware store. Just make sure it is the correct type and rating (refer to the fuse in the appliance for the information - these are usually a 120V 20A fuse). The reason I mention this site is because they provide excellent part drawings and provide part numbers. There should also be a wiring diagram located behind the control panel to assist you in troubleshooting. Please go to my profile and use the "Ask Me" feature if you require further assistance. I hope this helps you.

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