Question about Whirlpool Microwave Ovens
Everything else works fine. it is now making a buzzing noise coming from the top of the microwave
I would suspect a shorted high voltage rectifier dioe or a bad magnetron, in that order.
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.gallawa.com/microtech/diode.html (if it is NOT shorted, it's probably fine)
http://www.gallawa.com/microtech/mag_test.html (continuity can be good even though it is bad!)
There should also be a "mini-manual" (tech sheet) hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting, testing, and locating components.
You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.
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Posted on Nov 21, 2008
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