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Timer on microwave only lasts for 7 secs and cuts out.

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  • diver3 Aug 10, 2008

    Have done as you suggested and unplugged the unit and set the clock again but the timer still cuts out after 7 seconds.

    I have a Panasonic Model NN-GT576 Microwave/Grill and bought it in July 2007, just over the guarantee limit.

  • diver3 Aug 11, 2008

    Telephoned Panasonic today and a service engineer is being sent out to replace the inverter free of charge as it has broken down 3 weeks after the guarantee expired. I did mention that I had been on the internet and other people had experienced the same problem as me with the timer cutting out after several seconds. Nothing was said, so I presume this must be a common problem. Thanks for your help.

  • diver3 Aug 22, 2008

    Just to let you know that I have my microwave back, the technician fitted a new inverter and so far it seems to be working well.

    Diver 3


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The first thing I would suggest is a hard reset. Unplug the unit for a minute or so. Then plug it back in, set the clock and try again.

Let us know if the hard reset does not fix it.

Please reply back with your brand and model number so we can help you.

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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    William Miller Aug 11, 2008

    We've seen 3, 16, and 22 second shutoffs, but not 7.

    Please let us know if the inverter fixes it or if the technician was just "shotgunning".

    Then we can add the 7-second shutoff to our knowledge base.

    Thank you.

  • William Miller
    William Miller Aug 24, 2008

    Very good. Happy to help.

    I'll add that information to our data bank to help others.

    We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.


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