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Hello :

It's a bad door switch or loose door switch mount . There are plastic mounts inside the microwave which hold the door switches and onto which the door latches lock when you close the door.

The screws on these mounts may be loose. If they get too loose, the switches will not be activated properly .

WARNING : A microwave oven is capable of giving you a serious electrical shock, even when it is unplugged. I strongly recommend you seek the assistance of an appliance repair technician when conducting any microwave oven repair .

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Magic Chef... | Answered on May 02, 2019

Pl. check mains supply and the plug of the microwave if every thing o.k check the fuse provided inside the oven,if o.k then the problem in the control panel,check the panel by replacing the same .

Magic Chef... | Answered on Mar 04, 2019


Magic Chef... | Answered on Feb 20, 2019

Sounds like you have a door switch that is sticking. The part for this is #DE96-00414A. Microwaves should always be worked on by a professional for safety.

Magic Chef... | Answered on Feb 10, 2019

Sounds like you need to replace the door switches the part number for this is 99002254. To gain access you must take the control loose. Be sure to unplug the unit before starting any work. I attached a link that may help you.

Magic Chef... | Answered on Feb 10, 2019

So there's a capacitor in there it's a great big dangerous and a magnatrometer which is radioactive and can hurt you too. u cant fix it and dont try transformer / capacitor /magnatrometer either or all are what is bad see the video below
please leave this fix alone have a professional do it.
the microwaves are very hamrful and the capacitor will kill you if you touch the high voltage terminals before properly discharging them

Magic Chef... | Answered on Feb 07, 2019

I am pretty sure that is a very old microwave...for example it was original equipment on a 2005 Recreational Vehicle.

I am assuming you have been using that exact microwave for many years, so you are familiar with its use.

If it is constantly displaying "3.5" as you say and someone has not just partially input a Time and forgotten to Cancel the Input then it sounds like a printed circuit has gone bad...

Magic Chef... | Answered on Jan 21, 2019

That would be a failed keypad, but the part is no longer available.

- Ed Miller

Magic Chef... | Answered on Dec 26, 2018

the microwave has a short in the power supply it can be the diode or the high voltage capacitor.have a tech check your microwave for repairs.good luck.

Magic Chef... | Answered on Dec 14, 2018

refer to page 8 of your instructions, straightforward

Magic Chef... | Answered on Dec 05, 2018

return it for replacement., a new one at HD for $69.0 it is not worth trying to repair.

Magic Chef... | Answered on Dec 05, 2018

How do you know there is a fuse, it is fused through the house breaker.

Magic Chef... | Answered on Dec 04, 2018

how long have you had it, parts and shop time may exceed the value of a new unit, I do not repair microwave, when they don't work properly I replace them

Magic Chef... | Answered on Nov 06, 2018

Make certain that the outlet has power . If so you can check the fuse inside the microwave. I do not know your skill level. My suggestion if it's anything more get a new one. You can get new fuses online and at electronic supply stores.

Magic Chef... | Answered on Sep 30, 2018

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