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My microwave runs for 30 seconds and stops

My microwave runs for about thirty seconds and stops the fan is running the hole time and it does have a humming noise but not continously and then shuts off.

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Re: my microwave runs for 30 seconds and stops

It could be shutting off because of the heat sensor on the magnatron is over heating because of a bad capacitor or diode or the power transformer its self. This is a call for the service man BUT you know these days a microwave like this cost a couple of hundred bucks maybe a little more too. But it will possibly cost 150 or so if not more to fix the average microwave. If you really like it, then see if you can have it estimated BUT its not for the handy man to try to trouble shoot as theres extremly high voltage in these puppys even when they are not plugged in!! Good luck

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