Question about Whirlpool MH1150XM Convection/Microwave Oven
I recently replaced the magnetron but it turned out that the inputs are located at 90 degrees than the original one. Because of this, I need a longer wire that connects capacitor and magnetron. Since capacitor holds high voltage (or Wattage) current, I am afraid of using the regular electric wire. Any advise on which wire should I use and where can I find it?
You were sent the wrong magnetron.
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You would need high voltage wire, of course, but I would not recommend using the wrong magnetron in your oven since it is a critically tuned part, and will likely fail in short order if it is not the correct one.
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Apr 07, 2016 | Microwave Ovens
Some models may have a separate high voltage fuse. If this is blown, there will be no heating but no other symptoms. However, high voltage fuses are somewhat rare on domestic ovens.
A number of failures can result in the fuse NOT blowing but still no heat:
Depending on design, a number of other component failures could result in no heat as well including a defective relay or triac, interlock switch(s), and controller.
If you are interested in doing it yourself the following link will help : Microwave Repair Manual
(**All the above references to tests are found here)
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