Hotpoint microwave troubleshooting

Often the repair of a microwave oven can be carried out by hand without replacement of parts and complex manipulations. This happens at certain events that caused the non-working state of the equipment. See the table below for details.

Hotpoint RVM1535DM2BB, RVM1535DM2WW, RVM1335WC001 microwave troubleshooting

ProblemPossible Cause What to Do
Oven will not startA fuse in your home may be blown or the circuit breaker tripped.• Replace fuse or reset circuit breaker.
Power surge.• Unplug the microwave oven, then plug it back in.
Plug not fully inserted into wall oudet.• Make sure the 3-prong plug on the oven is fully inserted into wall outlet.
Door not securely closed.• Open the door and close securely.
Floor of the oven is warm, even when the oven has not been usedThe cooktop light is located below the oven floor. When the light is on, the heat it produces may make the oven floor get warm.• This is normal.
"LOC" appears on displayThe control has been locked.• Press and hold CLEAR/OFF for about 3 seconds to unlock the control.
Vent fan will not turn offThe vent fan automatically turns on to cool internal parts while the microwave is on.• The vent fan cannot be turned off while the microwave is operating. This is normal. Wait for the microwave to turn off and die fan will cidier go off automatically or you will need to turn it off by pressing the Vent Fan pad after die microwave is off.
"BAD PROBE" appears on displayThe probe has not been completely inserted into the oven wall outlet.• Insert the probe properly into the oven wall outlet.
The probe is defective.• Replace the probe.
"PLEASE INSERT PROBE" appears on displayProbe has been forgotten or not inserted properly.• Insert the probe properly into the oven wall oudet.
"SENSOR ERROR" appears on displayWhen using a Sensor feature, the door was opened before steam could be detected.• Do not open door until steam is sensed and time is shown counting down on display.
Steam was not detected in maximum amount of time.• Use Time Cook to heat for more time.