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Whirlpool X2-20ES Is it possible to disable/mute the speaker to stop the microwave beeping with each touch of the button, finish cooking, even opening the door!? Cheers

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If it's possible to mute or turn down the volume, the owner's manual will cover it.
If not, you may want to take extreme measures, as shown in the video.


Posted on May 03, 2013

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The problem appears, at least in part, to the door latch circuitry which cannot be serviced by the owner. If the unit is still in warranty, call GE customer care. If not, replacing the unit is your best bet. I just bought a new GE 1100 watt oven with great features for less than $100 If the door dosen't latch correctly, you could be exposed to dangerous microwave energy.

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yes, at the back of the microwave there are 4 or 6 screws, take them out and then pull the cover follow the cable( the one you connect to the outlet) going to the inside of the microwave inside you will see the fuse change it with the same size, it is a slow burn fuse

Posted on Aug 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Microwave will not stop cooking unless I open door

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

Posted on Jan 07, 2010

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there might be a problem in the functional buttons of your microwave.

Posted on Jun 21, 2010

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Hello,

the fault is from the magnetron of the microwave. The magnetron is gradually becoming defective, that's why you are hearing the buzzing sound. As a matter of fact, the magnetron is the one making that noise. Sooner or later, the microwave won't heat any longer when the case of the microwave gets worse.

First, you need to test the magnetron.

Testing a magnetron:

NOTE: Before you test this component, make sure your microwave is unplugged, and that you have discharged the capacitor. To learn how to discharge a capacitor, click here: http://www.fixya.com/support/r7088317-discharge_microwave_ovens_capacitor



There are two tests to conduct in order to determine whether or not a magnetron has become defective. If you receive results other than what are detailed below, you will have to replace your microwave's magnetron. Each test is described for you here:


TEST 1: Locate your magnetron and label each of the wires attached to it so that you know which wires are to be replaced where. Set your ohmmeter to the lowest resistance scale. Take a resistance measurement between each of the magnetron terminals by touching each probe to one terminal each. Reverse the probes and take a second resistance measurement. Each measurement should read less than one ohm.


TEST 2: Set your ohmmeter to its highest resistance scale. Touch one of the meter's probes to a magnetron terminal. Touch the other probe to the metal magnetron housing. Take special caution to not touch the two probes together. This could result in an inaccurate reading. This test should produce a reading of infinity - indicating an open circuit.


If you cannot perform the above task yourself, ask a family or friend that has the ability to assist you or have a certified and experienced appliance repair technician examine and replace your magnetron. This task is much too dangerous for the average layman to perform on his own.


Regards.

Posted on Sep 13, 2011

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If there still is no sound, then I would suspect the problem is on the microprocessor board. (most expensive method).

If I can be of further assistance to you, please let me know.

Good Luck!
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