Question about Microwave Ovens
Samsung microwave works but nothing gets hot. Water after 4 minutes is still cool to the touch. Is this a magnetron issue?
You are 100% correct in your guess of the magnetron is bad and is need of being replaced. You do have to verify that the mounting bracket is the same and preferrably of the same wattage that was installed or of a higher value if you are replacing it from another microwave that was discarded. The magnetron is usually built very well so most microwaves that are tossed are due to the control panel display and not the the magnetron tube assembly.
The best bet would be to purchase the same model # magnetron that was removed from the oven if you are doing it yourself.
Posted on Jan 03, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 08, 2014 | GE Spacemaker JVM1740 Microwave Oven
Sep 20, 2013 | Jenn-Air JMC8130DD Microwave Oven
Sep 06, 2013 | GE SpaceMaker Microwave Ovens
Mar 08, 2012 | Sanyo Microwave Ovens
Mar 07, 2012 | LG Microwave Ovens
Sep 22, 2011 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Oct 03, 2009 | Samsung MW8574W Microwave Oven
Apr 13, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Oct 30, 2008 | Kenmore 63252 Microwave Oven
Sep 17, 2008 | GE Microwave Ovens
Dec 16, 2017 | In Microwave Ovens
235 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!