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GE OTR Microwave Model: JVM1850SMC02 - Doesn't power on, not even display lights

Other day my GE microwave just stopped working. Then I have unplugged and plugged back in but still no luck. So I have used an extension chord to try on a separate outlet and it powered on but ran ...
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Panasonic inverter microwave shuts off after 2 seconds

My panasonic inverter microwave did not turn on. I replaced 1 broken door switch, the light bulb and the main 20amp fuse. Now, it turns on but shuts off (resets) after 2 seconds. Should I replace ...
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Damaged Microwave? Plate with metal ring placed inside for 5 seconds

I was attempting to warm up some food recently and completely didn't notice that there was a small/thin ring of metal running around a plate I own. So I put the plate in the microwave to warm up food ...
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Oven Insulation [duplicate]

I have a stove that has been in storage, and it seems a mouse has gotten in and soiled the insulation pretty bad and needs to be replaced. My question is, What type of insulation do I need and where ...
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Microwave Door Twisted

I accidentally ran into my open microwave door and I think I twisted it. Ever since then I have to slam the door (more than a few times) and push in the upper right part of the door by the latch for ...
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Computer makes USB unplugged noise when I run the microwave/heater

Not sure if this is the correct place to ask, but my computer, heater, and microwave are all on the same socket. I have had times when if I run the microwave, the fuse blows. But just curious, if I ...
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un-installing a microwave that does not have any visible top cabinet attachment

I want to uninstall a Hotpoint model RVM1335 over-the-range microwave. I thought I'd take it easy; so, I purchased installation and cart-away. When the Home Depot delivered the replacement, they ...
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microwave oven (kenmore) not heating [closed]

kenmore microwave not heating. went through all identified components and tests of same - diode, relay, capacitor, transformers, magnetron, switches, fuses, sensors/thermostats. diode - 9v battery ...
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Cabinet bottom warping after microwave installation

I had a contractor install a mountable microwave underneath a cabinet. It seems there is a slight warping. The manual says the cabinet must be able to hold atleadt 90 pounds. Question: Can the base/...
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Microwave with Hood stopped working

I have the over the range microwave with fan / light listed below. The other day it quit while the fan was auto engaged due to us cooking several large items below it. Now there is no power to the ...
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Microwave gave me an electric / static shock

I was using a microwave at work the other day and it's quite small, I was putting something in there with both hands and my right hand brushed against the section that is usually on the right that ...
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Microwave door switch comparison

I have a built in Viking microwave that works but does not heat. I took it apart and tested the door switches and sure enough one of them is no good. My question is the following: the part listed ...
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Best place to put Microwave Oven

What is the best place to keep Microwave Oven in home? I thought to keep it my kitchen but my electrician said not to put it in kitchen along with LPG (but didn't provided any specific reason). What ...
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Error F3C on Whirlpool convection microwave

My Whirlpool Microwave WMH76718AW-1 is giving me an F3C error when I try to use the convection oven feature. (All other functions OK.) I haven't located a tech sheet for this oven, and wonder if ...
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Why do microwaves run 3 extra seconds after timer ends?

So I think I know the answer to this but want to confirm and ask further questions. Whenever you run most microwaves in timer mode, it stops the microwave operation at 0 seconds, but continues to ...
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Why would a microwave make sounds like this?

Can anybody tell me why this microwave makes sound like it is going to transform into Optimus Prime? Can someone diagnose the problem only by the sound in this YouTube Video, or maybe I have to do ...
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Microwave/Oven Combo Broken - Worth it to repair? [closed]

I have a Kenmore Microwave/Oven combo that recently stopped heating and turntable stopped working. This came with the house when we bought it (approx. 8 years ago); so I'm assuming this unit has to ...
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How to best connect this microwave to the exhaust vent?

I'm trying to connect my microwave to the existing exhaust vent. The problem is that the microwave is about 1 inch to the left of the actual vent. This is the part that I'm struggling with. I have ...
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Why does my microwave trip my AFCI only when it's mostly empty?

I live in a recently redone home and I'm having a very odd electrical issue. My microwave is intermittently tripping a combination arc fault breaker only when it is mostly empty, e.g. one slice of ...
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Can IKEA FRAMTID built-in microwave be installed in a 24"-wide cabinet?

The FRAMTID microwave is listed as 30" but its' body is 21.8" wide. It looks like it would physically fit into a 24"-wide IKEA cabinet, and appears to be front/top- (not side-) vented. I even saw it ...
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What could be the reason for the Microwave door to have burning spots and smell after use?

All of sudden my 9 year old microwave produced burning sound and smell just a minute or so into the operation, and after turning it off there are a couple of black spots (size of a penny) on the ...
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Microwave not heating - replaced magnetron; now what?

We've got a over-range microwave that's part of our 4 appliance set, so I'm not particularly interested in replacing it. It previously had an issue where it was buzzing very loud and not heating and I ...
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Microwave not heating: Should I pay a contractor to diagnose?

My microwave is turning on, but it's no longer heating food. It just runs until the timer finishes, but the food is not being heated. I read a few articles online that say microwaves aren't easy for ...
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Hanging an over-the-range microwave without top cabinet

I have an over-the-range microwave with wall bracket but no cabinets above. It is safe to hang it solely by the wall bracket or is the top cabinet to bolt it to a requirement? If it matters, this is ...
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Should I replace my magnetron? Is there anything else upstream of the mode stirrer?

I have a very nice over-the-range microwave that died after 6 years of use (or after 8 months of renting to a very messy person). To replace with the same model used would be cost over $250, thus I ...
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How to repair a microwave door with a broken spot weld

My microwave door slacks down and I have to lift it up a bit before shutting it. I sent this picture to Frigidaire and asked what I should do: Their support emailed me back saying: I'm sorry, ...
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How to identify circuit breaker to non-functioning built-in microwave oven?

I have a wall-mounted over-the-range microwave oven that is completely non-operational at the moment; from the user's point of view, it's as if it were unplugged, but it is. Unfortunately, access to ...
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Faulty rotary knob on AEG microwave

This microwave has a rotary knob which is used to manually set the cooking time, with a digital display. Over time the knob has started to work very unreliably: some days one can rotate and set the ...
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Why would my microwave continually rotate when connected to a voltage stabilizer which is also used for a refrigerator?

When I connected my microwave oven to a voltage stabilizer which is being used for refrigerator,the microwave oven motor starts working without any functions provided.The motor keeps on rotating at ...
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How to fix or replace the timer button of a microwave oven?

I have a microwave oven which timer button is broken. I would like to fix it (by using glue?) or replace it (with a similar "key"). The oven is a Samsung M1714. However, I am afraid of making things ...
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Is there a problem in putting an oven over the microwave oven?

I have an electric oven and a microwave oven. I used to keep the microwave on top of the old refrigerator. Now I've got a taller new refrigerator, and I read it's not safe to keep the microwave oven ...