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I have a Gallery microwave, FMT148G152, mfrd. 2000. The last

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I have a Gallery microwave, FMT148G152, mfrd. 2000. The last few months the key pad for the time/power level has gone off track, but after several hours returned to normal. The light and fan function buttons still operate.   Now it has gone off track permanently. Can this be repaired, and what is anticipated cost of parts.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 8 years ago.
there are two reasons why i recommend replacing this microwave. 1 the board is probably bad in this and cost around $320.00 just for the part without any labor. and 2, please read this,

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Electrocution Hazard with Do-It-Yourself Repairs of Microwave Ovens

CPSC Document #5061

The U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns against do-it-yourself repairs of microwave ovens. Each year, on average, four people die from electrocution trying to repair their microwave ovens. Microwave ovens use high voltage which makes it particularly hazardous for consumers to remove the cover and touch electrical parts. The possibility for electrical shock from a microwave oven still exists even after the oven is disconnected from the power source. Should certain internal devices fail, even unplugged ovens can cause serious injury.

The Commission strongly recommends that consumers have professionals repair microwave ovens because electrical appliances can be hazardous if consumers expose live electrical parts.



Removing the cover of your microwave oven and touching an electrical part can kill you.

Have a professional repair your microvave oven

its cheaper to replace this the price has come down these allot and you can purchase a new one for around $200.00 hope this helps, thanks Bryan
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