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I have a Whirlpool Gold combination Oven Microwave model GMC275PDQ that runs but quit heating. Any suggestions?

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There are two parts to a Combination Microwave, a traditional element and fan, plus a microwave function. The element is a home consumer type fix, but for anything to do with the microwave function, you need a service technician. It is far too dangerous to work with microwave energy. The other consideration is that the case is held together with security screws. On top of all that, it is a built in unit which gives its own set if problems accessing it! Call a technician.

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SOURCE: Whirlpool microwave/oven model RM286PXV3

I have a 13yr old above-range oven which quit when my wife cooked food in an aluminized foil wrapper (a small fire ensued!). This oven has 3 thermal protection units, on the magnetron, the chassis and on top of the food cavity. This last one had failed open, and since it's in series with the magnetron thermal protection unit and the main relay, nothing would work. MAT electronics sell the units for less than $4, but my problem now is to pick one with the appropriate temperature cut-off. They range from 200 to 300F.

Posted on Nov 18, 2006

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The most common causes for a lack of heating are a bad door switch, a loose connection on the magnetron, a bad magnetron, bad connection on the control circuit board, a bad relay on the board, bad high voltage diode, or bad high voltage transformer. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

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SOURCE: Kenmore Microwave Hood Combination oven Model Service code (SE) ?

I have Microwave Kenmore model 401.80082700 about more than a year. After about 6 months, it stated to have some probles such as some number keys not working. Then button START become nor working some times. I can use only button of 30 secon increment to cook something. OK, the fan is working for most of the time but the levels are stuck, not adjustable. I can't changer the fan levels. Now the lamp buton is dead. Sometime, the fan level control is working by itself level 1, 2, 3.... then it appears -SE- on the display. nothing work now. I unplug.... then plug back, it ask to input the time or date... I can't do any thing. Later some time I can cook by using 30 secon button.... It is anoying. Please how I can fix it? Thank you.

Posted on Nov 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Microwave runs, but not heating. Whirlpool Gold

There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting, & testing.

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

You can download Whirlpool owner's manuals and installation instructions (very handy when removing the oven form the wall for parts replacement) here.


You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts here.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Nov 25, 2009

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