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Whirlpool mt4155 microwave does not heat food

All lights and power on and sounds normal

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It happened to me too. Thanks for the part #.

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SOURCE: my microwave doesnt work

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 not heating food and is making loud noise.

You have burned out the magnatron (heating element) which is common on GE microwaves. most service companies will charge about 200-250 to replace it

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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SOURCE: turns on but not heating food sounds a bit louder

Hi, this is common in most microwaves. this abnormal noise is coming from a faulty Magnetron. this device is responsible for the heating process and, it is damaged and not heating at all at this point.Simply replace the Magnetron and, this unit will start to heat once more.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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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

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Is your microwave oven set to full power when the intermittent noise occurs?

If it's set to a lower power rating, then the noise you describe sounds perfectly normal.
At a lower power setting, the device which creates the heat or microwaves, called the magnetron, switches on and off intermittently so that the food etc. is not cooked too fast.
This is quite normal & you should only be concerned if the noise occurs while the microwave oven is set to full power.
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HI. I have a Whirlpool Microwave (MH6141XKB). It will not reheat the food and makes a louder "humming" sound than normal. Other than that, everything works fine. Please advise. Brent


Brent
The magnatron in your oven has gone out and will need replaced!( This is the device that heats up your food) If everything is working and your food is not getting hot 99.9 percent of the time its the Magnatron or its fuse! The loud humming is also a big clue the MAGNATRON has gone bad!
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