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Microwave turns on and rotates but won"t heat the food. humming noise also.

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With these symptoms,you probably have a shorted high voltage rectifier diode or a bad magnetron.

Here are some links you or someone you know can use (in order given) for test help, but read the safety warnings first:


http://www.microtechfactoryservice.com/diode.html
http://www.microtechfactoryservice.com/mag_test.html
http://www.microtechfactoryservice.com/xformer.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 09, 2008

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