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Microwave won't heat.

My microwave oven appears to work just fine but my food is still cold when the time is done. Nothing will heat. The fan, turntable, lights, and all the buttons work, but still nothing heats or cooks. Any help?

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check magnetron related circuit and replace magneron, check condencer, diode and etc.,

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SOURCE: my microwave doesnt work

good day, try to check your cooking settings. tnx

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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The radiation module built into the microwave has burnt out. The way a microwave works is that the radiation module produces radio waves that make the molecules in your food speed up, and the kinetic energy in the food makes it warm. The sound you hear is a fan cooling off the module and the light is just so you can check the food. Because of the nature of the module, it cannot be replaced and the entire machince needs to be replaced.

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Microwave oven does not heat anything

Spacemaker XL 1400 worked for 7 years.Yesterday, no more heat. Also plastic door damaged.
will try Panasonic or something commercial

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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SOURCE: My microwave starts however food does not heat up.

Micro wave as the name suggests produces heat when the micro waves aimed at an object causes the water molecules inside the object to vibrate hence producing heat.The gadget responsible is the magnetron. If your magnetron is not receiving ht voltage or receiving but faulty, then your micro wave wont work please take precaution when opening micro wave due to high voltage caps that remain charged sometimes even when it is off.check the high voltage fuse/ diode and capacitor if they are fine and the step up trans former o.k then the only option is to replace the magnetron

Posted on Aug 02, 2010

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