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How do you use the kitchen timer and cook at the same time?

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If you have the kitchen timer set for instance for 10 minutes and it is counting down, and then you want to reheat you coffee for 2 minutes. You would hit either time cook or reheat button and enter 2 minutes ten hit start. The microwave will heat your coffee and show the 2 minute countdown for that. When done it will revert back to what is left on the 10 minute kitchen timer without missing a beat on most microwaves.

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The two icons are normally present for any timed cooking in this microwave. If you are not getting the food to heat (since express cook is at 100% power), the magnetron, thepart that produces the microwaves, may be damaged. If your unit is out of warranty, it may be easier to replace it.

The part itself is fairly cheap: http://www.partstore.com/SearchResults.aspx?q=Magnetrons&cft=Microwaves+_gt_+Magentrons&cfilt=374&sort=salesrank&ctf=Parts&ctfn=Parts&ps=100&bf=731&bfn=Emerson . However, you need to avoid damaging the seals to avoid having the radiation leak. (It makes the microwave inefficient and can be dangerous to people and pets nearby.) Additional parts for microwaves are also available at partstore.com: http://www.partstore.com/Content/CategoryPages/Kitchen-Microwaves.aspx .

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Electronic Touch Controls: Yes

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Variable Scroll Speed: 5 speeds (sub-pad w/ AM/PM)

SmartControl System - Concurrent Programming: Yes

SmartControl System - Help Pad: Yes

Beverage (Convenience): Yes

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Popcorn (Convenience): Yes

Reheat (Convenience): 6 codes

Add 30 Seconds: Instant-On

Child Lock: Yes

Cooking Complete Reminder: Yes

Defrost Type: Auto & Time

Delay Start: Yes

Display On/Off: sub-pad w/ zero

Express Cook: Instant-on 1-6

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Time Cook: I & II

Time Preference: Control Enhancement (1/9)

Turntable: Glass

Turntable On/Off: Yes

Turntable Size (in.): 13-1/2

Cooktop Lighting: Bright/Night/Off

Night Light: Auto

Rack Type: Wire Oven Rack

Sound Volume Control: 4 levels

Easy Mount Installation: Yes

Exhaust Fan: 2-Speed

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Color Appearance: Stainless Steel

Door Color: Black/Stainless Steel

Handle: Designer-Style

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Approximate Shipping Weight: 63 lb

Overall Depth: 15 5/8"

Overall Height: 16 3/16"

Overall Width: 29 7/8"

Cavity (W x H x D): 20 31/32" x 9 3/8" x 14 3/16"

Power/Ratings

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I have an emerson 900w microwave mw8999sb sn908003050mm. I have tried cooking in it and setting the timer at the same time to time something else that I am cooking. Can it be done with this type of...


The owner's manual is here, and it does not mention that as a feature.

One way to prove that is to press the "Kitchen Timer" pad while the oven is cooking and see if anything happens.

No modern microwave that we know of has this dual function, but it sounds interesting.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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Magnetrons may be protected by a thermostat, which will reset when it cools, or a thermal fuse, which is a one-time use device. It is also possible that in some cases, a thermostat will fail when opened.

In the worst case the magnetron may be damaged due to running empty.

I hope this will solve your issue.

Good Luck.

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The damper is a door inside that opens or closes depending on cooking mode. If the controller senses that the door is not in the right position, it will shut down the cook cycle.

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See the attached sample photo for a typical damper assembly.

You can probably find exploded views and order parts by entering your model number here at the Sears parts site. The best place to order Sharp parts is Tritronics.

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