Question about KitchenAid KHMS155LSS 1000 Watts Microwave Oven
What could be wrong
With the symptoms you mention, I would suspect:
- loose or corroded connection at the magnetron
- bad magnetron
- shorted high voltage diode
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.
Here are some links you or someone you know can use for test help, but read their safety warnings first:
We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.
Posted on Aug 21, 2008
Here is a tip that will help you to figure out what is wrong with yourMicrowave Oven....
Microwave Oven Basic Troubleshooting Tips
Posted on Sep 30, 2010
can you hear the magnetron operate i.e. light dims,transformer has a louder hum,if so more than likely either the H.v. diode or H.V. capacitor is bad or worst case scenario the mag tube has failed.....costly
Posted on Jul 27, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 13, 2016 | KitchenAid Microwave Ovens
Dec 29, 2013 | KitchenAid KHMS2040BSS Stainless Steel...
Oct 29, 2012 | KitchenAid KCMS185J Microwave Oven
Mar 30, 2011 | KitchenAid KCMS185J Microwave Oven
Mar 24, 2011 | KitchenAid Architect II KHHC2090S ...
Oct 25, 2010 | KitchenAid KBMC140HSS Convection/Microwave...
Oct 21, 2010 | KitchenAid KHHS179LSS Convection /...
1,218 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: