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Open the oven door. b) Unplug the microwave oven for 2-seconds and plug it back in. ... The sears manual refers to F6 error as a F6 -Microwave Relay Failure, which would explain why the motor is "humming" The relay is part of the PCB and may require you to get a new PCB
The F6 error indicates a relay on the control has failed.
You can try to unplug the microwave for a few minutes and then try it again. If the error repeats then the control will have to be replaced.
Microwaves are not good do-it-yourself projects and I recommend a technician check and repair this problem.
Microwaves are inherently dangerous to service. Internal capacitors can retain a lethal electrical charge even when the microwave is unplugged. A microwave radiation leakage test must be performed on the unit following any repair.
I recommend calling a service technician to repair this type of problem.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Apr 30, 2019

that could indicate bad door switch and getting it fixed costs around 50.00 here in the us . I paid to have mine done but within 2 weeks it blew up again and when I called the repair place they suggested I replace it as it would cost as much again or more . I replaced it with a much higher priced unit

Whirlpool... | Answered on Apr 09, 2019


Whirlpool... | Answered on Apr 01, 2019

For most Microwave ovens push the clock button, enter time and clock button again. Some use start instead of second clock push.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Mar 30, 2019

Check the switch that's depressed when you shut the microwave door, it certainly sounds like that's where your problem lies!

Whirlpool... | Answered on Mar 24, 2019

The top door switch must be activated only when the door is closed or the mains fuse will blow everytime. It is a safety device, do not tamper with it! Purchase a replacement latch from a Whirlpool dealer or fleabay or espares etc.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Mar 03, 2019

It may be that you have to modify your space a bit. Perhaps with a smaller micro wave, or remodel the panels in which it is set. Good luck.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Mar 02, 2019

Take it in for professional service. You can't fix them yourself as the insides are so dangerous. That is why the case is locked with security screws.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Feb 23, 2019

Call professional. There are parts inside a microwave that can cause serious injury or worse if you don’t know what you are doing.

Whirlpool... | Answered on Feb 22, 2019

Try this link ... owners manual ... go to page 15


It shows how to remove the door and talks about how to release the latches.
It sounds like whomever cleaned it ... may have removed the door and not reinstalled it correctly??

Whirlpool... | Answered on Feb 16, 2019

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