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My microwave fan has stopped working

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my microwave fan has stopped working
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 9 months ago.

Hello and thanks for using this service, if you have been waiting do not worry or get upset I am just one of the techs on here and I try to get to as many customers as I can and I just picked up your question now.

Do you hear a click when you press the Fan button from the control?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
no
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
no clicks
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 9 months ago.

Ok normally when that happens it is a control issue causing the fans not to work. Basically the control board is not seeing the input. This was a common failure on the Samsung units. The bad news is like many Samsung products the part in no longer available...SEE PART #1 at this link so you will not be able to fix it and further hardly anything is available for the unit so I would use it as is or get a new one honestly.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
well that doesn't help - so we will use it without fan and when the item burns out or whatever we will buy another from another manufacturer - have a good day
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 9 months ago.

I am sorry please do not kill the messenger, without parts it is hard to fix these...sorry

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