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Q:

Fan/Vent Won't Turn Off 72185032111 Kenmore Microwave

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Thank you for contacting SearsPartsDirect.com with your questions about your Kenmore microwave. I am so sorry to hear the fan keeps turning itself on. I know what a time saver the microwave is and know you want to get it working correctly as quickly as possible. In this case, I recommend leaving it unplugged until you can have it tested and repaired by a qualified technician.

We do not give advice on repairing microwave ovens because they are inherently dangerous to service. Microwaves contain high voltage internal components that can retain a lethal electrical charge even when the microwave is unplugged from the outlet. You need special equipment to work on a microwave starting with an anti-static wrist strap grounded to the microwave to even test components in it. Even minor door repairs and adjustments can cause microwave leakage, and a microwave shielding leakage test MUST be performed using a survey meter after any microwave service.

For these safety reasons I strongly recommend having this repair completed by a qualified service technician. You can schedule service online at www.SearsHomeServices.com or by calling 1-800-4-MY-HOME (1-800-469-4663). Here at SearsPartsDirect.com we love to help you with your repairs, but our expert advice is that microwaves are just too dangerous for a do-it-yourself project.Thank you for your understanding in this matter and I hope we can help you with your future questions and repairs. Thank you for choosing Sears and using our SearsPartsDirect.com service.

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Rachel Morgan -
Sears Technician
February 14, 2014
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Why would I have a tech fix my unit that's only 14 months old and used for 4 months a year and pay somewhere around $100 to $150 for a $3.50 parts to be installed because it's a microwave, when the microwave only cost $200 new. I'll just go out and buy a new microwave that is not made by Kenmore/Sears. It's a shame your product is so poorly made that it breaks down so soon and cost more to repair than to buy a new one. Not Good. But I will spread the word. Trust me. Remember, on average people tell only 2 people when they have a good experience and 14 when they have a bad experience with a product or service and those 14 people will tell another 6. Feel free to send me an email reply if your interested in any additional information. Tks.

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Anonymous -
March 13, 2014
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Why would I have a tech fix my unit that's only 14 months old and used for 4 months a year and pay somewhere around $100 to $150 for a $3.50 parts to be installed because it's a microwave, when the microwave only cost $200 new. I'll just go out and buy a new microwave that is not made by Kenmore/Sears. It's a shame your product is so poorly made that it breaks down so soon and cost more to repair than to buy a new one. Not Good. But I will spread the word. Trust me. Remember, on average people tell only 2 people when they have a good experience and 14 when they have a bad experience with a product or service and those 14 people will tell another 6. Feel free to send me an email reply if your interested in any additional information. Tks.

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Anonymous -
March 13, 2014
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I have to agree with "Anonymous". We have had the same problem with our Kenmore microwave. I definitely will not go Kenmore when I replace this dud!

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VEIN -
September 23, 2014
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Yep, I'm in the same boat. My microwave fan magically goes on! I have unplugged it because it's obnoxious and expensive. Was it on a recall list somewhere? Seems like I'm not alone, here. I will be replacing it with one that isn't a Kenmore, for sure! I've been a Kenmore fan a long time, but I'm looking elsewhere.

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Virginia -
September 26, 2014
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We have the same problem.. Sounds pretty common.. How can this be fixed? Was there a recall? Sounds like there should be.

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John -
December 15, 2014
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Same problem. Just over two years old. Fan stays on when I open the door. $85 just to come out and tell me I need a new board. No thanks I'll go buy a new one. It won't be a Kenmore. Kenmore dishwasher was bought at the same time and the top rack broke in less than a year. I fixed it myself. Had Frigidaire before at old house and both appliances were eight years old and working fine when we moved. Sears saleswomen called Frigidaire, Frigiscare when we were looking two years ago at appliances. Well Kenmore has also changed its name, Kenpoor. What poor quality.

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John -
December 18, 2014
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One of the relay contacts in one of the fan relays is likely welded shut on the control board and the control board will need to be replaced.

 Microwaves contain high-voltage components that can retain a lethal electrical charge of up to 2200 VDC -- even when the microwave is unplugged. Repairs and adjustments, even minor ones such as replacing fuses, can cause microwave leakage. A microwave shielding leakage test should be performed after any microwave service.

It is for these safety reasons that we are unable to guide you in microwave repairs and instead recommend scheduling service with a qualified service technician. 



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Joey S -
Sears Technician
December 22, 2014
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I have a "Brand New" one that I just installed. The fan started as I plugged it in (for the first time) and has not shut off. What the heck? Model 700.8032

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mike -
December 26, 2014
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My Kenmore microwave oven has the same issue. The device not yet 3 years old and stopped working the other day while my wife was re-heating here coffee. I troubleshot the device and found one of the TCO (thermal cut offs) was open. I ordered a replacement and installed it. The microwave came back to life, but oddly, the two speed vent fan was on and would not turn off unless the power was removed. It would change speed from low to high, but stayed on. We saw no alternative other than replacing the main PC board. A VERY EXPENSIVE alternative. The new (maybe) board came in from Sears Parts and I replaced it. A simple job... but the fan continued to run. The only way I seem to be able to turn the fan off with power on is to interrupt wire V1 which runs from CN202 pin 7 to the vent motor. This makes me believe that Sears replaced my bad PCB with an equally bad PCB. Any comments from technicians with experience with this microwave? BTW my background is electrical engineering MSEE, with years working on radars, but I usually leave appliances to the experts. JR

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JR -
September 17, 2015
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My kenmore washer, model #110.26002012 won't start. Do I need new control board? 110.26002012

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Sears Canada service people will totally rip you off! I had this same problem (no power) with the same model of machine 14 months after I bought the washer. The service guy removed the back panel and did something. He was here for less than 5 minutes. He then left and returned 30 minutes later and once again did something that took him 30 seconds. The washer then powered up and I got charged $180 for service. It is now 2 years later and I have (well HAD) the same problem. Called the tech out and he said the controller board is dead and it would cost around $350 to fix. I said forget it and paid for the service call. Then I saw this posting. So I did the same thing. I unplugged the cables going to the controller one by one until I saw a green LED light up on the back of the controller board. I put everything back the way it was, pressed power and BINGO! I've now done 2 loads of laundry tonight without any problems. I feel like the original service call was a ripoff and this is a known issue to Sears. I will spread the word on facebook and wherever I can to stop Sears from ripping off it's customers!!!

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Marc -
January 11, 2016
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oven heats up slowly MGR4451BDW Maytag Maytag cooking

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Hello glad to help.  Thank You for choosing Sears PartsDirect.com

I am sorry and do understand your frustration when there is trouble with the oven.

Glad to help out.   Im  looking at your Maytag model number mgr4451bdw.

Sounds like your oven ignitor is coming on but taking to long to heat up.   The first thing is the ignitor.   Even though it is loading and firing, there just doesn't sound to be enough spark there to have it come on fully to do the baking that is called for.  I would pull out the ignitor and test it.

How to test the ignitor:

1.  Lower the door all the way down.   May have to remove the hinges so be careful.  The ignitor will be on the back bottom side of the oven.  Usually a cylindar/oblong piece and has a metal covering.  2 wires on the back side with ceramic wire nuts.

2.   Turn the gas on and wait for the ignitor to start glowing.  If it takes more than 2 minutes to do then needs to be replaced.

3.  If it is coming on then look and see if it is a dull orange/reddish flame.  The probablility is that  there is no longer enough current flowing through.  Then ignitor needs to be replaced.  

4:  The ohms should read anywhere from 20 to 40 ohms 

 
 
 If you have further questions please let me know.
Thanks for choosing Sears PartsDirect.com

 
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Larry L -
Sears Technician
November 06, 2013
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I'm having this same issue, however my ignitor starts quickly. I believe there may be a problem with the gas flow. What are the chances of this and, if a probable cause, how can I fix this? Thanks

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Ben -
January 09, 2016
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