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Kenmore microwave model 721.62644200

One of the under the bulbs burnt out, so I replaced the bulbs, something blew.. the microwave, turntable, clock, everything else works, but now the night light, or bulbs I replaced do not. It was a microwave manufactured in june of 2003. I would think, this microwave being newer.. I could fix this..

It is a kenmore microwave.. serial number 306KM01522, I checked on fuse..well the one I could find, it was fine. Seems that the wires that go from the lights, go into the circuit board for the microwave.

this is a kenmore microwave model 721.62644200, incase it disappears from the subject line

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We see this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide for $39.95 postpaid.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

This can often also affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inoperable or stuck on too.

Details of our service and critical safety information and disassembly information is at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

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Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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