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Yesterday while using the stove top to cook some
Well I'm reaching here---if the bulb did not fracture/break then it sounds like a capacitor popped--check your owners manual for reset button but I don't think there is one for the lighting---In addition if you can see the circuit board--look for burn spot or wet spot. GL
on Sep 19, 2017
Kot-170sb. No display or function
The microwave oven has a main ceramic fuse located inside the unit under the keypad in towards the high voltage capacitor "silver and rectangular in shape" unplug microwave, remove top and allow 30 seconds for the capacitor to drain, use screwdriver and short across to make sure no charge is present, keep in mind the microwave carries dangerous high voltages.
on Mar 07, 2011
Light Bulb Blew - blue spsarks. Replacement does
We see (and repair) this
a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which
we regularly repair nationwide
by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a
week or so.
our Web site, you can get details of our
service, plus we have a video
available showing how to remove a typical
over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.
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.
The lights can can be
inoperable or stuck on or stuck in "night light" mode. Sometimes this will similarly
affect the fan operation or inside light, too.
Or you can order a new control circuit board from the Sears Parts Direct
.Just enter your model number there.
A full Sears/Kenmore
model number has 3 digits, a dot, then 8 more digits, such as
happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful
rating of our answer.
on Jan 24, 2011
Does not heat anymore, power is going to unit, the
What you are describing is a problem with the magnetron and it has become faulty, that is the main part that heats the food, the growling sound indicates it is loading down the power transformer that energizes the magnetron. The repair cost will not justify the expense "costly" replacement of the microwave oven "cheaper" in the long run.
on Jan 21, 2011
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