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Heating hello, i had posted a problem regarding the motor of my m/wave earlier too.faulty motor. i got the motor changed. now,after a couple of months the m/wave is making a good amount of noise ( motor,... ??) and heats up stuff fast enough to burn it if kept in the m/wave for the same duration as earlier. could you help out?

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  • pils Oct 31, 2008

    hi,

    something to add to the above info. if i get the power down from 100% to abt 60% then burning no longer occurs.

  • pils Nov 02, 2008

    hi,

    turntable's just fine. i had placed my smallish music system/radio besides it. anything to do with the frequency or magnetic field .. if the magnetron is abt to die off wht other prominent signs should i look for ..if any? in ur opinion is it better to get the magnetron changed or get a new m/wave. the local electrician says tht the windings on the transformer could also be "burnt". any chance of tht happening. thank you for ur time. extremely grateful to bounce off my queries on experts like urself. ty once again

  • pils Nov 18, 2008

    hello ,

    i shifted my music system away from the magnetron side of the m/w. the food doesn't burn anymore. could it be a coincidence or a mere relief in the eventual failing of the magnetron ? Is there some explanation to this phenomena ? could you help me out with this? i am confused so as wht to do. regards . ty

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This overheating occurs most often when the either stirrer or turntable is not turning or the magnetron is beginning to die.

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