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Magic Chef Over the Range, MicroOven, model MCO153UBF

My Oven is a Feb 05 model, but has only been used for about 16 months...today I was reducing some jam that had not set and was doing it for 6 mins at a time with some cool down time in between. After about 4 times of this the oven just quit, panel went blank. The only thing working is the inside bulb....so it is getting power. I read some of the other comments and checked the light bulbs in the part over the range but they seem okay...cant test them as the panel switches wont work.....Any ideas, hate to have to buy a new MC Oven....Thx Janet

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  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    we had a very cold night. i turned on 2 stove top burners to warm the house. they are right under the microwave. like Janet's problem, the microwave won't turn on, no panel lights, no oven lights. tried, 2 x's, switching off breaker--no good. tried a new outlet - no good. microwave only 2 yrs. old. Any suggestions?
    Thanks!!!

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I tried the usual things, then checked the outlet in the cupboard where the unit is plugged in.....It was okay, but then I noticed a separate electrical cable going into the wall at the outlet. I went to the breaker box downstairs, found a breaker marked "Microwave Oven", flicked it off and on and away the microwave oven went....It is now okay. I guess the thermostat had turned everything off when it became too hot....
anyway all okay now....thx Janet

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