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Hokiehall

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Posted: 09/28/19 11:38am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

SidecarFlip wrote:

Microwaves are so cheap, a broken one only demands to be landfilled.


Yes they are. Our city has electronic recycling three times a year and the next one is in mid October so that is where this one is going.

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Posted: 09/28/19 01:57pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

12th Man Fan wrote:

Most microwaves have an internal fuse. Did you check that?


Be very, very careful disassembling any microwave. Everyone has internal capacitors that can deliver a lethal (AKA deadly) jolt of electricity.

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I can not help you find one save take your measuring device to Best Buy
BUT I can tell you LG or Goldstar are brands to avoid. In my not very humble opinion.


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Hokiehall

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wa8yxm wrote:

I can not help you find one save take your measuring device to Best Buy
BUT I can tell you LG or Goldstar are brands to avoid. In my not very humble opinion.


I know. They are trash. We have a good sized counter in the kitchen area. We may get a decent sized one and sit it there and use the open hole for cabinet space. Just need to fit a door over it that closely matches the rest of the cabinets. We will just have to make sure the microwave is properly secured for travel.

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When our original Sharp died, I found an $88 Hamilton Beach at Walmart that fit right in the same space. The only mods needed were minor bends on the Sharp ventilated trim straps and small shims under the feet to get the height right.


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Posted: 09/28/19 11:35pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

X2 when they stop working properly they get thrown out.

I would not attempt to open and try fixing, imho too dangerous. Last thing you need is a fire in a MH. And I've seen a couple micro's in RV's catch fire. They are now disposable. Buy a new one. There are a plethora of sizes of microwaves on the shelves now that would fit.


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so as to have the life that is waiting for us.


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Posted: 09/29/19 06:22am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

My DH has fixed my Sharp convection twice. Once the turntable motor quit working. He researches on the internet and then finds a YouTube video showing how to fix it. He ordered the motor and fixed it. A couple years later the door latch broke. Again he fixed it. The latch was $4. Still running strong going on 15 years.

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Could replace with a convection/microwave.


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If you can find a small compartment marked "fuse", open that up & replace the fuse. However, don't go any further into the guts of the microwave oven; some of the capacitors inside will hold a charge that will not be your friend. If no fuse place found, give it a decent funeral


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Posted: 10/13/19 01:07am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

rockhillmanor wrote:



There are a plethora of sizes of microwaves on the shelves now that would fit.


"Plethora" -and then some- for sure!

Wonder why the need to ask?

Measure. If not an exact fit - A bit of "creative molding" (easy) will take care of anything smaller than the opening.

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