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During a busy family dinner over Christmas, I put a dish in my Kenmore Elite microwave, model #721-66463500 that was too large and the turntable did not turn. I did not notice it until the defrosting of the contents in the dish was complete. Now my turntable does not turn. It makes a clicking sound, turns a tiny bit, and stops. Have I totally destroyed it, or can it be fixed. Thank you. In picking an expert, I cannot find microwave ovens on the list. I chose major appliances, but if this is not right could you send it to small appliances?

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  • judykashton Jan 06, 2011

    Thank you! We will try replacing the turntable motor.

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Hi,

It is highly suggestive of a faulty turntable motor.The cost of the part is around $35 and you can get it at a local appliance parts dealer near you and all you do is open the bottom under the microwave and swap it out, its held by 2 small screws and the wires just plug on.

Be advised as i am not there, so providing you with the most noticeable problem.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

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Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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    taran_2005 Jan 06, 2011

    Thanks for your response!!

    You are most welcome.

    Any further queries, you are most welcome to revert and ask.

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    taran_2005

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