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Microwave won't heat anything

We had a power outtage the other day. Now our microwave won't heat anything. Keypad works fine, light turns on, tray spins... It just won't heat anything.

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  • Anonymous Apr 05, 2009

    unplugged mine and it didn't help.. just started not heating out of the blue today.. kids made a couple of bags of popcorn now will not heat anything.. do not like opening covers on things like this..

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    The first thing to try
    is a "hard reset". Unplug it from the power line for a minute, plug it
    back in, set the clock, then try again.

    Let us know if the hard reset doesn't fix it and please reply back with your brand and model number so we can help you.


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Take the cover off the machine and look for a 13amp fuse that supplys the tranformers. BEWARE!!!
when you open the machine disconnect from the mains and do not touch the high power circuits the capacitors can hold a charge that can kill.

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