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I'm sorry to say that it's most likely the magnetron that's shorted out (the high voltage device that produces microwaves). It's usually the case with ovens this old that a compatible replacement won't be available.

There's also the fact that your oven is likely way past it's 'end-of-life' date so even if you could find a replacement, other components will begin to fail as more time passes.

In short, save yourself the money, time, and frustration with a new unit. Good luck!

KitchenAid... | Answered 3 hours ago


Ask the manufacturer. Check the manual. No Manual? Try the manufacturer web site.

Microwave Ovens | Answered 12 hours ago


Furrion might be able to answer.

Microwave Ovens | Answered 14 hours ago


Ask Garland for this - you might try to determine if the fan is free and clear of obstructions.

Microwave Ovens | Answered 17 hours ago


Chances are at that age the magnetron has gone the way of the ghost (the high voltage microwave maker inside). This part cannot be serviced, sorry.

In Microwave... | Answered 19 hours ago


This is a common failure of the control panel assemblies of these and similar microwaves. We repair these control panbel assemblies nationwide for only $32.50. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety and disassembly info at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

Sharp R-326FS... | Answered 21 hours ago


It sounds like a dead short somewhere in your wiring. If you've had someone replace a breaker recently they could have used the incorrect amperage size.

Frigidaire... | Answered Yesterday


check the power plug or replace the breaker.

LG Microwave... | Answered Yesterday


i've also done this historic prank.. hope you enjoyed the show. :-)

Microwave Ovens | Answered Yesterday


Pic is a nice touch!
Have you tried depowering - unplug or trip breaker, whichever is easiest.

Microwave Ovens | Answered Yesterday


Check the fuse in the network module and after the high voltage diode

Kenmore... | Answered Yesterday


Go to RCA website, look for support, under support look for user manuals, enter your particular microwave model and download the manual. You should be able to find out how to exit childproof mode.

RCA Microwave... | Answered 2 days ago


Your question is not particularly clear. Are you referring to the revolving glass base in your microwave oven?

If so, the answer is yes. But why would you wish to, and what do you wish to cook on it?

If, for example, you want to cook a little bacon, then at least wrap the bacon in paper towel to absorb the grease. Personally, I use either specially-made microwave oven cookware or Pyrex glass dishes and jugs, say to cook custard or scrambled eggs.

In Microwave... | Answered 2 days ago


If you can remove the cover and shake the screw out, you would be better off. You never know if the screw fell onto the circuit board, and may short out when plugged in and turned on. The top and sides of the microwave are most likely one piece, and held in place by screws on the back and at the bottom of each side.
Good luck...

Frigidaire... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi I believe you need to reset the time after setting you need to press the start button in order for the time to be saved.

Microwave Ovens | Answered 3 days ago

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