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Hotpoint microwave rvm1325ww stopped working

O is displayed keypad will not work

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SOURCE: Hotpoint RVM1425BA-003 Microwave Oven Stovetop Light Does Not Work

The problem is almost certainly on the control panel, which we repair nationwide for $39.95 postpaid.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

This often can affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inopoerable or stuck on.

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and

disassembly information at our site, linked here on Fixya: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

 

Posted on Oct 22, 2007

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SOURCE: Won't heat. Everything else works.

Magnatron is suspect. Need to put a voltmeter on it and see if the input (primary) side to the high-voltage transformer (big heavy iron thing in there) is getting 120Vac. Don't touch the other (high voltage) side of this transformer. If the power is there, you are looking at replacing the magnatron. Its affordable if you do it yourself - buy the part on EBAY - lookup "universal magnatron"

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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SOURCE: Microwave is totally dead but has power to it.

the kliestron is most likely bad or the stertup solenoid is stuck. also could be the control module needs replaced...

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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How do I change the fuse?


On most GE/Hotpoint models, the control panel assembly will either tip down, or pivot sideways for access to the components behind it. Screws holding the top air deflector might have to be removed in order to gain access to the control panel mounting screws. I recently junked-out a similar model. The main fuse was near where the power cord enters the cabinet on top. Avoid contact with any of the high voltage components.

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May 07, 2014 | Hotpoint RVM1325WW Microwave Oven

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HOTPOINT COUNTERSAVER PLUS RVM 1435 DISPLAY READS F3


"F3" on a GE / Hotpoint microwave means you have a shorted membrane keypad.

On RVM1435-series microwaves, the membrane keypad is not available as a separate part, so you would have to order the control panel frame assembly which comes with a new keypad.


In this case, you simply move your circuit board into the new frame. That is a simple do-it-yourself job.
You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number (RVM1435XX###) from the tag on the oven here.

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

Then you unplug the keypad (as per the photo below) and move the circuit board into your frame.


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Some connectors on the relays have a lock:
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Nov 23, 2011 | Hotpoint RVM1435 Microwave Oven

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Error message of "F3" appears


F3 or F4
Open or shorted oven temperature sensor (RTD)

Check sensor harness and harness connection between oven sensor and oven control. Replace oven temperature sensor (RTD) if wiring is ok.

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Jul 10, 2011 | Hotpoint RVM1325WW Microwave Oven

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Need owners manual


Hi,

You can download the owners manual in PDF format from the manufacturer's website by clicking this link.
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Jul 06, 2010 | Hotpoint RVM1325WW Microwave Oven

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Clock frequently goes blank and needs to be reset


You have a faulty display module due to one or more components leaking. Some models have a seperate display module that can replaced without the complete board having to be replaced. If not, the board needs to be replaced. You need to ask your spares suppliers that have info. on that model.

May 21, 2010 | Hotpoint RVM1325WW Microwave Oven

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Microwave is totally dead but has power to it.


the kliestron is most likely bad or the stertup solenoid is stuck. also could be the control module needs replaced...

Nov 12, 2009 | Hotpoint RVM1325WW Microwave Oven

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At times some butons don't work


You may have a bad keypad, which in many cases can be replaced.

 

A bad keypad may be worn out due to age, damaged, or it may have gotten wet or otherwise contaminated.

 

Moisture and contamination can be caused by not using the fan when boiling on the stove top (for over the range models), direct spraying of cleaners, by storing the microwave in an unheated garage or shed, or infestation.

 

I warn my customers to never spray cleaner directly onto the microwave keypad, since the liquid can get inside and "lock up" or even ruin the keypad or controller.

 

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

Aug 10, 2007 | Hotpoint RVM1425 Microwave Oven

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