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If it has a platter does it turn? (possible safety switch in the door issue) Other than that a Diode, inverter board (diode might be on it) or the Magnetron bad.

Posted on Nov 05, 2012

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SOURCE: microwave works but is not heating up food

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

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This would be under warranty, so Maytag should take care of it for you: http://maytag.com/support/index.jsp

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SOURCE: I have a Danby Designer

Rust can form from the steam and condensation as you say, and it's a good idea to always cover food and wipe the oven out after using it. You can sand off the bad paint and rust the same way you can on a car, and then touch up the paint if it's a minor amount. Spray paint specifically made for microwave cooking cavities is available. (You don't want to use paint that may have metallic components.) It may be available locally if you have appliance parts stores in your area, and you can find the paint online as well. There's no need to replace the oven just yet, unless you find a good deal on a new one and you're looking for an excuse.

Posted on May 31, 2011

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SOURCE: Problem with the GE Spacemaker (JVM1640SJ)

GE Will replace the magnetron for 9 years! Mine is a 2004 model with a one year warrently according to manual. HOWEVER they did say the magnatron was covered for nine years: call 888-239-6832. When I called they said thats all they get calls for and would send out in 3-5 days. NO CHARGE. I had to ask if there was coverage longer than a year on major parts and that's when they offered the info and I eventually was transferred to the right office. Saved $120 bucks on parts alone.

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