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Microwave Oven completely dead

After boiling water on the stove for a few hours trying to humidify the air in the kitchen the microwave went out. No lights on the key pad, no anything. I let it dry out for a few days even put a fan blowing on it and replaced the 250v 20amp fuse. Still no luck, when I plug it in there is nothing. The outlet I am using to plug in the microwave is providing power.

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  • Anonymous Nov 08, 2007

    I replaced 20 amp fuse after microwave went dead.Display powered up and I attempted to set time of day and pushed start button when appliance died again.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    i used the microwave to boil water and then tried to use it 5 minutes later but it would not work; it acts as if it isn't getting power but when I plugged it into a different outlet, still not working

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I sure hope the hood fan was on... It should always be on whenever you're boiling on the stove top, otherwise moisture can get into the microwave controls. The typical microwave will have just one power line fuse and two thermal fuses and/or thermostats, and the failure of any one of these can render the oven "dead". One thermostat / thermal cutout will be on or near the magnetron and one will be on top of the chassis / cavity. Does the inside light come on when you open the door? If so, then it's probably a problem in the control unit. If not, then it may be a bad thermostat or thermal cutout but it may still be the control unit. We have *critical* safety and disassembly info at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk You may find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your base model number (without the suffix) here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383 or http://www3.sears.com If you think it's a problem with the control panel, we repair those for $32.50 nationwide in most cases. Full info is available via our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

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Check if there's a fuse on the front panel.i'f had it on other makes.replace fuse and it should be ok.

Posted on Feb 22, 2007

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2007

    REPLACE COMPLETE FRONT PCB.

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