Dometic RV microwave troubleshooting

If there is a malfunction in the microwave oven, do not rush to call the service center, first look at the table for a list of causes of faults and tips for their elimination. The cause of the malfunction can be displayed on the device’s display.

Dometic RV DOTR12CBIV microwave troubleshooting

FaultRemedy
The microwave oven does not work.Make sure that the microwave oven is plugged in correctly. If it is not properly plugged in, unplug it, wait 10 seconds, and then plug the microwave oven in correctly.
Check if a fuse is blown or a circuit breaker is tripped. If they are operating properly, test the socket with another device.
Make sure that the microwave oven and the cooking time are set correctly.
Check whether the door is properly closed. Otherwise, the microwaves do not reach the interior of the microwave oven.

Dometic Microwave Convection Oven troubleshooting

PROBLEMSOLUTION
If nothing on the oven operatescheck for a blown circuit fuse or a tripped main circuit breaker.
check if oven is properly connected to electric circuit in house.
check that controls are set properly.
If the oven interior light does not worksthe light bulb is loose or defective
If oven will not cookcheck that control panel was programmed correctly.
check that door is firmly closed.
check that Start was pressed.
check that probe was inserted correctly into receptacle.
check that timer wasn’t started instead of a cook function
If oven takes longer than normal to cook or cooks too rapidlybe sure the Power Level is programmed properly
If the time of day clock does not always keep correct timecheck that the power cord is fully inserted into the outlet receptacle.
be sure the oven is the only appliance on the electrical circuit
If food cooks unevenlybe sure food is evenly shaped.
be sure food is completely defrosted before cooking.
check placement of aluminum foil strips used to prevent overcooking
If food is undercookedcheck recipe to be sure all directions (amount, time, and power levels) were correctly followed.
be sure microwave oven is on a separate circuit.
be sure food is completely defrosted before cooking
If food is overcookedcheck recipe to be sure all directions (amount, power level, time, size of dish) were followed
If arcing (sparks) occurbe sure microwavable dishes were used.
be sure wire twist ties weren’t used.
be sure oven wasn’t operated when empty.
make sure convection rack (if used) is properly installed on 4 supports
If the Display shows a time counting down but the oven is not cookingcheck that door is firmly closed.
check that timer wasn’t started instead of a cooking function