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Makes a loud buzzing noise and does not get hot

It's 2 years old and used very little, heated first item fine put the next one in turned it on and the buzzing started very loud and has been the same ever since.... no metal was ever put in the unit...

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    William Miller May 11, 2010

    With the symptoms you
    have, I would most strongly suspect a shorted high voltage rectifier
    diode or a bad magnetron.

    The magnetron would still be under warranty, but the labor would not be covered.

    If you or someone you know would look at it, I could reply back with more detailed info.

    Would that be the case, or would you rather call Sears for service?


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Have seen this many times.

Sounds like a bad CAP since a bad diode would blow the fuse and a bad mag would likely do the same thing.

Since yours is making the loud 60hz buzz you need to replace the capacator that will likely fix the problem. A $10 fix

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