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The main controller board, or one of the power supplies has failed and require to be replaced.

You should take the microwave oven in for an estimate. I strongly suggest to not service this type of appliance yourself unless you are trained and experienced in microwave oven service.

There are many safety issues when servicing microwave ovens.

Jerry G.

Hotpoint RVM1435... | Answered on Oct 03, 2018


Hi Kerry,
"PF" is power falure if you didn't aready know this. It sounds to me like the coolig fan might be running slow or there is blocked or restricted air flow through the unit. This cooling fan is only for the HV transformer and magnetron. Sometimes you may get air flow around the door but this is incidental. The PF tells me that the power is being interrupted either at the power source (wall outlet or circuit breaker) or the magnetron TCO is cutting out. It also could be a bad magnetron running too hot. As far as the steam goes, I usually just leave the door open on my microwave for 10 or 15 minutes to let the condensation evaporate.

Hotpoint RVM1435... | Answered on Jun 25, 2015


Cubic square feet is determined by multiplying length (depth) X width
X height. Example= 2X2X2 = 8 cubic feet. A typical countertop microwave is going to be 1.1 to 1.6 cubic feet of oven capacity.

Hotpoint RVM1435... | Answered on Jun 25, 2015


This could be very dangerous.

I would first call your electric company and ask if they have any problems with their lines, etc. We recently had this problem at our home and it was in their circuits.

My mother in law had a similar problem and we caught it in time. In her house, several outlets showed extremely low voltage and the others showed extremely high voltage.

It turned out to be a bad neutral connection on the line going from the pole to the house. The electric company fixed it at no charge.

Also, you or someone you know should measure the voltages coming out of your outlets, or call an electrician right away.

You may have a loose circuit breaker or a bad connection somewhere your electrical panel or elsewhere in your neutral line.

This can lead to destruction of your appliances or even a fire, so please don't delay.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Hotpoint RVM1435... | Answered on Mar 02, 2015


If you repair a door assy. you are required per DHHS rules to perform a leak test on and around the door after such repair.

Hotpoint RVM1435... | Answered on Nov 15, 2013

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