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Dead microwave We had a power surge during the night, and the next morning all of the GFIs in the kitchen had tripped. I reset them, but the microwave is still dark (no lights, juice, etc.). There is power from the plug to the unit - I checked that. I checked the fuse - it was good - but I replaced it anyway. Still a dead dog. A repairman indicated it was the computerized panel behind the control pad. The curious part (makes no sense to me) is that when I press the reset button on one of the GFIs that was tripped, the microwave gives a single approximately one second beep. This is with the unit unplugged! Any ideas? Thanks JB

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  • ksandman99 Sep 24, 2008

    We were using the timer on the microwave to preheat the oven. After 15 minutes the microwave made a popping noise and completely shut off. The microwave was very hot inside. We unplugged it and put in a new fuse, checked all breakers and still have no power.

  • dianesd624 Oct 08, 2008

    I too, have a similar problem. We were using the micro timer, also to preheat after a few minutes it made a pop and went completely dead. The circuits didn't trip, but the outlet has power. We ordered a new fuse but can't seem to find where it is located inside the unit. I hesitate to call for a technician, they want like 100 bucks just to walk to the front door. If anyone can help me, I would really appreciate it. Thanks!!!!!!

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If it gives a little beep, then there's still some life in the control board. That's an encouraging sign.

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