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Microwave buzzes and runs automatically

When i plug it in it buzzes, and runs when door is closed. it does not heat and the digital screen is off until i hit one of the defrost buttons. sounds like a lot and im ready to get a new one unless it is just a diode or something. anyone know anything about this?

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It sounds like it's time to get a new one. They have some that are relatively inexpensive these days. I usually check out http://bestmicrowavereview.com before purchasing any microwave.

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If the diode is good (not shorted) then I would suspect the magnetron.

Here are some tests that might help:
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http://www.microtechfactoryservice.com/mag_test.html
http://www.microtechfactoryservice.com/xformer.html


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you have a bad door switch call a tech these things can kill you even if they are unplugged.

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Hold down the "START" button for 5 seconds.

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