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Magic Chef Over-Range Microwave Oven Model:MCO153UBF

I had a lightbulb blow under the microwave, so I disconnected the power, and changed both bulbs as a precaution, now only 1 bulb works, the fan will not run, and the turn-table will not turn, the light inside the microwave will not illuminate, yet the unit will still heat up.......... Any Ideas?????

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  • ottobud Dec 19, 2007

    I have the exact same problem. I have replaced both under-the-unit bulbs and have checked for lose connections. Still, the lights do not work, the turntable does not turn, but the oven still heats up. Can anyone please suggest something else to try?

  • bj mama Dec 23, 2007

    turn table does not work nor vent fan light under stove very dim

  • MOMREJOICE Jun 20, 2008

    Our unit did the same thing. We tried reseting breaker... removed bulbs... no luck.. checked for loose contacts. No luck

  • MrsChill Jul 19, 2008

    We are having the same problem... changed the two bulbs under the unit, turn the breaker back on and wow now the turn table will not turn the light in the oven will not come on while heating but does come on while door is open. The fan however does still work, but the whole unit will loose all power for no reason. Very weird, my unit is only 18 mo. old.

  • ddbrake Aug 11, 2008

    same identical problem. However, there seemed to be no initiating sequence, no causal event....The bulbs burnt out some time ago, and then just 2 days ago the same symptoms occured as described by these others.

    Did anyone have success in restoring power to turntable and cooking light?

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  • cabsep02 Nov 26, 2008

    So far, my inside light won't come on. I haven't done anything to fix it, but a friend explained that when he changed the light underneath on his ove rhte range microwave (not sure of the make/model) it stopped working altogether. When he contacted the manufacturer, they said it was due to the new light bulb and he'd have to order special bulbs from some place in Las Vegas. Wonder if Magic Chef also requires special bulbs?

  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2008

    I had to change the two bulbs underneath my microven, and now the turn table and the interior lite that comes on when the micro. is working does not work. Also I don't have the low setting on the exterior lite just the high setting. Also the fan does not come on when the machine is working.So I would like to know what to do. All this because I replaced the bulbs? Thanks Dan

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    I was given an over the range Magic Chef MC0165UB microwave, but there are no screws... any ideas what size I need?

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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    I need to know how to get to the lightbulb that is blown in my Panasonic Microwave oven. Model NN-7505



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The turn table and fan are connected in series with the bulb,as you have mentioned that you have replaced bulb,so please check again for any loose contact on bulb holder or bulb continuity again.

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I just replaced the two bulbs underneath my microven, now the turntable nor the fan or the lite work when the machine is working. Where did I go wrong? All I did was replace the two bulbs. Dan.

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Mine blew 3 traces on the pwb

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