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MVH1190E built in Frigidaire microwave loud pop when turned on repairable? Where?

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Microwave will not heat and is a little louder than usual.

High voltage parts are suspect. Need to put a voltmeter on the input (primary) side to the high-voltage transformer (big heavy iron thing in there) Should be getting 120Vac when it goes to cook cycle. Don't touch the other (high voltage) side of this transformer. If the power is there, you are looking at replacing either the magnatron or the high-voltage capacitor and diode. Its affordable if you do it yourself - buy the part on EBAY - lookup "universal magnatron"
Hope ya fix it!

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

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SOURCE: loud pop and microwave doesn't heat anymore

I have a GE Profile Spacemaker model JVM3670WF001, purchased I think in 2003. Pop sound, no Heat. Light goes on, carousel goes around,
Repair or new microwave

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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SOURCE: microwave popped and now does not heat

Okay, first we need to separate the situations. You were boiling water on the stove and had the range hood fan running to **** up the steam. Then you put something in the microwave to heat and you heard a pop and then zip-o.

The water on the stove has nothing to do with the situation, the fan you turn on is not part of the microwave, so it has nothing to do with the microwave.

The pop you heard and then the humming suggests the magnetron failed. You said you found a blow fuse and replaced it and still nothing, right? The magnetron is the most likely culprit...I would think it is safe to say that the magnetron shorted and drew enough current to blow the fuse.

Replace the magnetron and if that doesn't work, let me know here. Good Luck!

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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SOURCE: my frigidaire GLMV 169D 1000 watt microwave made a

the magnetron. is what heats

Posted on Feb 11, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Frigidaire over the stove microwave that pops/arcs

Hi,
Here is a tip that will help you to figure out what is wrong with your Microwave Oven....

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