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Kenmore Microwave Exhaust Fan Not Working

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The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Microwave exhaust fan not working are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Microwave exhaust fan not working

Cause 1Thermostat

The thermostat monitors the air temperature and turns on the fan when necessary. If the thermostat is defective, it won’t turn on the exhaust fan at all. Use a multimeter to test the thermostat for continuity. If the thermostat does not have continuity, replace it.

Parts
Thermostat for your KenmoreMicrowave
Thermostat - Part # 1365200 Mfg Part # 6930W1A003K

Thermostat,bimetal

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Cause 2Thermostat

The thermostat monitors the air temperature and turns on the fan when necessary. If the thermostat is defective, it won’t turn on the exhaust fan at all. Use a multimeter to test the thermostat for continuity. If the thermostat does not have continuity, replace it.

Parts
Thermostat for your KenmoreMicrowave
Cause 3Main Control Board

The main control board might be defective. However, this is not usually the case. Before replacing the control board, first check the exhaust fan motor and wiring. If the exhaust fan motor is not getting power, the main control board might be at fault.

Parts
Main Control Board for your KenmoreMicrowave