Out of 5 Ratings

Owner's of the Whirlpool Convection Oven GH7208XR gave it a score of 4.1 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    4.2 out of 5
  • Durability

    4.0 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.2 out of 5
  • Performance

    4.0 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    4.0 out of 5
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Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call.
Nothing will operate
Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem
continues, call an electrician.
Is the appliance wired properly?
See Installation Instructions provided with your microwave
Oven will not operate
Is the door completely closed?
Firmly close door.
Is a spacer (on some models) attached to the inside of the
Remove spacer, then firmly close door.
Is the electronic oven control set correctly?
See “Oven Control” section.
Is the Child Lock set?
See “Child Lock” section.
Is the Learning Mode activated?
See “Learning Mode” section.
Is the magnetron working properly?
Try to heat 1 cup (250 mL) of cold water for 2 minutes at
100% cooking power. If water does not heat, call for service.
See “Assistance or Service” section.
Oven door looks wavy
This is normal and will not affect performance.
Turntable will not operate
Has tape been removed from turntable hub?
Remove tape. See “Turntable” section.
Is the turntable properly in place?
Make sure turntable is correct side up and is sitting securely
on the turntable support.
Is the turntable support operating properly?
Remove turntable. Remove and clean turntable support and
rollers. Replace turntable support. Replace turntable. Place
1 cup (250 mL) of water on turntable, then restart oven. If it
still is not working, call for service. See “Assistance or
Service” section. Do not operate the oven without turntable
and turntable support working properly.
Turntable rotates both directions
This is normal and depends on motor rotation at the
beginning of the cycle.
Display shows time countdown, but is not operating
Is the Timer in use?
See “Timer” section.
Is the Learning Mode in use?
See “Learning Mode” section.
Steam is coming from the vent screen
Some steam is normal.
Fan running after cooking is finished
This is normal for convection and grill use. The fan may run
for up to 10 minutes after the cycle ends to cool the oven.
Fan running slower than usual
Has the oven been stored in a cold area?
The fan will run slower until the oven warms up to normal
room temperature.
Fan running during cooktop usage
This is normal. The oven’s cooling fan, which is separate from
the vent fan, automatically comes on during oven operation
to cool the oven. It may also automatically come on and cycle
on and off to cool the oven’s controls while the cooktop
below is being used.
Cooking times seem too long
Is the cooking power set properly?
See “Cooking Power” section.
Are large amounts of food being heated?
Larger amounts of food need longer cooking times.
Is the incoming voltage less than specified in “Microwave
Oven Safety?”
Have a qualified electrician check the electrical system in the