Samsung microwave troubleshooting

Compare the symptoms of the malfunction of your equipment with the list of the most common malfunctions, which is listed below. Regardless of the model, microwave ovens have a similar device, and often suffer from the same typical faults.

Samsung microwave ME18H704SFS, ME16H702SES, SMH1816S, SMH9187ST troubleshooting

ProblemSolution
The display and/or the oven is not working.Make sure the plug is properly connected to a grounded outlet.
If the wall outlet is controlled by a wall switch, make sure the wall switch is turned on.
Remove the plug from the outlet, wait ten seconds, and plug it in again. Reset the circuit breaker or replace any blown fuses.
Plug a different appliance into the outlet. If the other appliance doesn’t work, call a qualified electrician to repair the wall outlet.
Plug the oven into a different outlet.
The display is working, but the power won’t come on.Make sure the door is closed securely. Check if any packaging material or anything else is stuck in the door seal. Check if the door is damaged.
Touch Cancel twice and enter all the cooking instructions again.
Is the power going off before the set time has elapsed?If there was a power outage, the time indicator will display: 88:88.
If no power outage occurred, remove the plug from the outlet, wait ten seconds, and plug it in again. Reset the clock and any cooking instructions.
Reset the circuit breaker or replace any blown fuses.
Cooks food too slowly.Make sure the oven has its own 20 amp circuit line. Operating another appliance on the same circuit can cause a voltage drop. If necessary, move the oven to its own circuit.
Has sparks or arcing.Remove any metallic utensils, cookware, or metal ties. If using foil, use only narrow strips and allow at least one inch between the foil and the interior oven walls.
The turntable makes noise or becomes stuck.Clean the turntable, roller ring and oven floor.
Make sure the turntable and roller ring are positioned correctly.
Causes TV or radio interference.This is similar to interference caused by other small appliances, such as hair dryers. Move your microwave (or appliance) away from appliances, such as your TV or radio.

Samsung MW5200 microwave troubleshooting

ProblemSolution
Neither the oven's display nor the oven operate• Properly insert the plug into a grounded outlet
• If the outlet is controlled by a wall switch, makesure the wall switch is turned on
• Remove the plug from the outlet, wait ten sec-onds, then plug it in again
• Reset the circuit breaker or replace any blown fuse
• Plug another appliance into the outlet; if theother appliance doesn't work, have a qualifiedelectrician repair the outlet
• Plug the oven into a different outlet.
The display is working, but the power won’t come on.• Make sure the door is closed securely
• Check to see if packing material or other materi-al is stuck to the door seal
• Check for door damage
• Press Cancel twice and re-enter all cookinginstructions.
The power goes off before the set time haselapsed• If there has not been a power outage, removethe plug from the outlet, wait ten seconds, thenplug it in again. If there was a power outage, thetime indicator will display
Reset the clock and any cooking instructions
• Reset the circuit breaker or replace any blownfuse
The food is cooking too slowly • Make sure the oven is on its own 15 amp circuitline. Operating another appliance on the samecircuit can cause a voltage drop. If necessary,move the oven to its own circuit
You see sparks or arcing• Remove any metallic utensils, cookware, ormetal ties. If using foil, use only narrow stripsand allow at least one inch between the foil andinterior oven walls
The turntable makes noises or sticks• Clean the turntable, roller ring and oven floor
• Make sure the turntable and roller ring are posi-tioned correctly