Hamilton Beach Microwave Ovens - Recent Questions, Troubleshooting & Support

It is not uncommon for some microwaves to quit prematurely.
What is generally more likely is the particular outlet it is on could also be faulty.
Check the outlet with another appliance, or contact Hamilton-Beach themselves to see if there is a known problem/remedy.

Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Mar 20, 2020

If you haven't already tried; Unplug unit, wait one to two minutes, plug in unit.

Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Mar 10, 2020

It would help to have the model number, but most should be the same

Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Nov 01, 2019

follow this steps for troubleshooting and fix it. God bless you

  1. Inspect the power cordUnplug the power cord and check for voltage at the outlet. Also inspect for damage, shorts, or burn marks that can be a possible safety hazard.
  2. Bad door switchIf your microwave does not work at all and you know everything is plugged in properly and the outlet is functioning, then also check the door hooks and the door release button. Using a volt-ohm meter on RX1, check your terminals. When your microwave door is closed you should have a reading of zero. Once the door is open the reading should change to infinity. If these readings do not match up, replacement of the door switch is necessary.
  3. Blown fusesTo determine if your fuse has blown out, which may attribute to your microwave not running, you need to pull the fuse out using a pair of fuse pullers. Lay it down and using a volt-ohm meter on RX1, check both ends of the fuse in question. If you do not get a reading of zero, then you will need to replace the fuse.
  4. Bad fan motorLocate the fan and remove the leads. Again using the volt-ohm meter on RX1, check the terminals. If an infinity reading is displayed, it means that the fan has gone bad and requires replacement.

Read more: http://www.appliancepartspros.com/repair-help/microwave-repair-help.html#1#ixzz2gPsWBUo4

Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Aug 18, 2019

You didn't specify which model so I'll speak generically.

Look for a button called "settings". Under the settings menu you should see a "clock mode" or similar. Select the "12 hour" setting for civilian time.

Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Jun 16, 2019

Unplug machine. you will need to remove the cover. carefully. The the capacitor. usually after not running for an hour or so the capacitor will completely discharge on its own. looking at the back of the control board, you ill see a small round, usually black cylindrical part about 1/2 inch high with a hole in it. cover the hole with a couple small pieces of duct tape. this will mute the daylights out of it. to eliminate sound completely you will need to unsolder this part

Hamilton Beach... | Answered on May 29, 2019

Purchase manual and used oven on eBay.

Several listings with manual such as the one below:


Hamilton Beach... | Answered on May 21, 2019

This noise may be due to turn table motor or due to cooling fan confirm by checking thoroughly both the components,if it is turn table motor than only replacement is solution,in the case of fan, clean and put some oil to rectify.

Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Mar 05, 2019

12h time vs 24 hour time, after 12:00 PM time then goes to 13:00 = 1:00 PM

Take the big number and -12 to it

15:00 —-> 15 - 12 = 3:00 PM
22:00 —>. 22-12 = 10 PM

Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Feb 03, 2019

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