Hamilton Beach Microwave Troubleshooting

Hamilton Beach microwave will be in use for a long time, but it may have breakdowns. The table below contains all possible problems, their causes and methods of repair. If the display does not work, the microwave turns on, but is not heating up, and so on – you can easily repair the microwave using the information in the table. This table will allow you to save money and time: with the help of the information from the table, you can assess the degree of failure and possibly solve the problem yourself with the help of improvised tools. Thus, microwave troubleshooting will not be a problem for you.

Problem Possible Causes What to do
Dim TEMO Light In low power cooking, TEMO light may become dim This is normal
Reflective door may make light seem dim
Steam accumulating on door or hot air coming out of vents during cooking Food releases steam during cooking
TEMO is started accidentally with no food in it Microwave is started accidentally with no food in it No damage will occur if the microwave runs for less than 20 seconds
Interference with TV reception Microwave operation may affect radio and TV reception This is normal
Microwave will not start Power cord not plugged in tightly Unplug, wait 10 seconds, then plug in again
A fuse is blown or circuit breaker trips Replace fuse or reset circuit breaker
Problem with electrical outlet Consult with professional electrician
Glass turntable makes noise during operation The microwave cavity is dirty Open the microwave and Turntable rest with warm water and microwave-safe deaning products
Popcorn is over-cooked or under- cooked with “Popcorn” Easy Button Incorrect power level selected for size of popcorn bag Always follow manufacturer’s instructions for popcorn if the cooking time for the preset buttons differs from the manufacturer’s recommended time. Never leave popcorn cooking unattended.