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Ge jvm1870 it won't heat anything, all other items work

It quit working when baking a potato

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  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Sorry
    but your subject line was too long and got cut off.



    When you hit Start to
    cook, do the inside light and turntable come on?






    Any unusual noises? Is
    it louder or quieter than usual?





    We have a sound clip of what a microwave should sound like when the cooling fan and high voltage section are operating here.




    What is the full model number with suffix, such as JVM187-WH001?





    These answers will help
    me judge whether it's in the high voltage
    section (magnetron, transformer, or diode) or the control section
    (door switch or control board relay or connection).









  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Sorry
    but your subject line was too long and got cut off.

    When you hit Start to
    cook, do the inside light and turntable come on?




    Any unusual noises? Is
    it louder or quieter than usual?



    We have a sound clip of what a microwave should sound like when the cooling fan and high voltage section are operating here.


    What is the full model number with suffix, such as JVM187-WH001?



    These answers will help
    me judge whether it's in the high voltage
    section (magnetron, transformer, or diode) or the control section
    (door switch or control board relay or connection).





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Ok, if this unit has stopped heating, this will confirm a major fault within the Magnetron. this device is responsible for the heating affect and, you will need to replace this damaged part in order to restore proper heating functions in you microwave oven.

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