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Microwave tripped the breaker, When i flipped the breaker back on microwave no longer works. How do I reset it?

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It may be a blown fuse, cavity thermostat, magnetron thermostat, or a problem on the control circuit board.

Having the brand and full model number would have helped us help you.

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range grille in under 5 minutes. Often the fuse is behind the grille.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts for most brands by entering your full model number from the tag on the oven here.

For other brands, you can find links to helpful exploded view diagrams and part ordering help here.

I recommend that you bookmark that link to your favorites.

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