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The power stopped while warming up coffee, guessing its a fuse, but where are they to check and do I have to take the microwave off the wall to work on it?


not a DIY fix
try another wall socket
if you have no light or power to the microwave select menu
the power source or an internal fault present
buy a new microwave
lots of warnings not to DI Y
http://www.repairclinic.com/RepairHelp/How-To-Fix-A-Microwave/66---/Microwave-not-working

Apr 30, 2016 | Maytag Appliances Over-the-Range Microwave...

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The microwave had been working fine we now have no power at all


Hi,
Here is a tip that will help you to figure out what is wrong with your Microwave Oven....

Microwave Oven Basic Troubleshooting Tips
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5508031-microwave_oven_basic_troubleshooting

heatman101

Feb 21, 2010 | Maytag MMV5207AAS Microwave Oven

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Doesn't heat. Power works - evertyhing else


there is a fuse inside the microwave...power, clock will work but it will not heat when it blows

Nov 03, 2009 | Sharp R-510HW Microwave Oven

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Microwave has no power


inside the microwave there is a low voltage power supply that powers the computer and display ... that is not working in your case .. if there is no low voltage power then nothing else will work .. there are several possible causes .. you can have a blown fuse on the low voltage power supply board (usually the main and only board) ... there is also a thermal fuse ... if the microwave magnitron got exceptionally hot then it could trip the thermal fuse .. this would kill power to everything else ... high magnitron tempratures can be caused by blocked air flow or running the microwave with nothing in it ... once the thermal fuse is tripped it has to be replaced ...there is also an over temperature switch that simply shuts off the power until the system cools , but this is self reseting unless it goes bad .. inside the microwave oven electronics are the most dangerous combination of high voltage and high current you will likely encounter in your life .. you simply have to know what you are doing in there ... this combination can be fatal in a fraction of a second ... your problem is inside there where its dangerous .. the low voltage supply and computer are not dangerous but the voltage they control is .. .. all parts that can cause this trouble are available for most microwaves so yes its repairable but think twice before opening .the case .. there are microwave repair centers around here .. the cost may or may not be reasonable since new microwaves are available for really good prices right now ....

Aug 18, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

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Whirlpool Microwave, No Power


could be a damaged door saftey

Jun 14, 2009 | Whirlpool Microwave Ovens

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Microwave not getting power


Unplug the microwave oven from the surge protector and plug it directly into a working outlet. If the microwave now works you will know that it is the surge protector that is not working. If the microwave still doesnt work you may want to trash it and just get a new one as they are now much cheaper, many around 50 dollars, and more efficiently use power.

May 12, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

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Microwave inoperative on rv generator power


Replaced with different microwave. Amanna microwave works fine on both circuits. Would not recommend Whirlpool for RV use.

Thanks

Dec 27, 2008 | Whirlpool 1.6 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range...

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No Power - Emerson MW8773SL Microwave


LOOKK FOR FUSE UNDER SCREWED IN PANEL!

Dec 10, 2008 | Emerson MW8775W Microwave Oven

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