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My display is very irratic and sometimes the power is cutoff and i have to turn the breaker off to reset

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There are few reasons for this fault, but the main is that you need to open your microwave oven and first check the Fan which is connected at the back which cools the magnetron.
If this fan fails thus results in magnetron being overheated and the thermal cutoff gets open circiut and shuts down whole power of your microwave oven.
Check your fan motor test it straight with direct power
Also check the thermal cutoff.

Let me know after you have done those checkups



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Magnetron is gone, just to be sure remove the microwave and use on a different socket. sometimes the breaker becomes faulty after 10 AMPS.

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  • Make sure that the microwave is plugged into a grounded outlet. It must be a 3-prong outlet.
  • Make sure the clock is set.
  • Check to see if a programming sequence was entered. Sometimes improper programming or a program sequence such as delay start can cause the touch panel to be non-responsive. Unplug microwave or turn off house circuit breaker for 30 seconds. Plug back in, or reset circuit breaker, and try reprogramming unit.
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Hi cschnur,
     It seems that you might need to replace circuit board.
All the above mentioned conditions refers to a faulty circuit board. You might have blown few Ic's.
Take a voltmeter, check the continuity. If you are aware of the Ic's, replace them.
Unless, look for a tech, a used board ( On http;//www.ebay.com ) or purchase a new one.

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Sometimes a glitch on the power line can scramble an electronic device, and the way to reset it is to interrupt power a few seconds then turn it back on.

I wouldn't worry as long as it;s not exhibiting other symptoms.

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