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No heating runs louder won't heat everything works

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  • michaudkofc Sep 27, 2008

    Everything works on the microwave, but it does not heat. Although it runs no louder than when I first installed it.

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In most cases, with a louder noise and no heat (if the turntable and light come on) then you have a shorted high voltage rectifier diode or a bad magnetron.

Here are some links you or a friend can use for test help, but read the safety warnings first:

http://www.gallawa.com/microtech/diode.html
http://www.gallawa.com/microtech/mag_test.html

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.

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

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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