Question about Microwave Ovens
Its a pity youare so far away I live in Malta and the microwave keep blowing my house fuse. Can you help please.
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In case it's still helpful, I'll inject a little sanity into the replies.
If the fuse blows as soon as you hit Start, it's probably a shorted high-voltage capacitor. That's usually economical to repair.
If the fuse blows a few seconds after you hit Start, it's probably a shorting high-voltage transformer. That's usually not economical to repair.
It's not radiation (non-ionizing RF by the way) that's the hazard, it's the voltages.
Posted on Nov 05, 2007
Galanz's website seems to be useless. I tried finding information but kept being told "no data available." So while I can't tell you where to find the manual, here's something to try. Most microwaves get put into lock by pressing and holding one of the buttons for longer than normal, or by pressing one of the buttons several times in a row. Some ovens use the TIMER button. It won't be one of the number keys, but one of the function buttons. So start with a button, press and hold it for at least 5 seconds before you let go. If nothing happens then try another button. If that doesn't solve the problem, then try pressing each function key several times before moving on to the next one. If that still doesn't get it going, maybe a store in your area that sells Galanz will take a look at the book for you. The process should be the same for any similar model.
Posted on Nov 11, 2008
20A ceramic fuses can be had in most
grocery stores, hardware stores, home improvement centers, and big box
or department stores.
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Posted on Feb 15, 2009
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Sanyo isn't that great of a manufacturer.. I had a microwave from them a few years back that did the same thing.. The wiring inside the microwave is shot.. if you were to open it up, you'd probably see some burnt wires from a short. If you use the microwave over a range, it may be because of grease build-up...
anyhow, its better that you invest in a new microwave, rather than fix it. It will be much more cost efficient
Posted on Jun 02, 2009
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