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Whirlpool model GSC309PVS02

Brand new unit and microwave is lit and moving but no heat

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SOURCE: Brand new Hotpoint Microwave doesn't heat

yeah, sounds like the microwave either had a faulty component or a bad connection in the circuitry. Once in a while you will get a bad unit.

Posted on May 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool microwave doesn't heat

magnatron faulty and Hv fuse needs to be replaced.

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

MicrowaveSvc
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SOURCE: Emerson Model MW9325SL microwave oven looses power

It sounds like either a filter is clogged, an air vent in the back is blocked, or the internal cooling fan is not running.

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

This overheating can happen if you put it in a cabinet or push it against a wall.

Many Emerson microwave owner's manuals are available for free download here.

Even though yours may not be there, there might be one close enough to help you.

For more help from Emerson
visit here or get help using your appliance at 1-800-898-9020.

Since it's new, it's under warranty, and any trouble you have should be taken care of.

Get help locating an authorized servicer or parts at 1-800-695-0098.


We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Microwave runs, but not heating. Whirlpool Gold

There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting, & testing.

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

You can download Whirlpool owner's manuals and installation instructions (very handy when removing the oven form the wall for parts replacement) here.


You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts here.

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Posted on Nov 25, 2009

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SOURCE: whirlpool model number MH7140XFB no longer heats

you either need a new h.v. capacitor or h.v. diode in the magnetron circuitry if you cant hear it cycle when it runs as in a low pitched hummmm when its drawing current to operate the magnetron tube, each part runs about $30 to $45 each,normally its the h.v. capacitor though

Posted on Jul 28, 2010

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Mirowave not heat


When you hit "Start" to microwave, do the inside light, cooling fan, and turntable all 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: http://031d26d.namesecurehost.com/mwd/mwd_ad_aug_2008_background.mp3

And what is your full model number from the tag on / in the unit?

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).

Please post a new help request with your brand and full model number from the tag and the answers to these questions so we can help you properly.

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My whirlpool Gr2 microven Model # GH6177-XPS does not heat. All display functions seem operable otherwise.


Sorry to read about your problem.
It seems your have a general failure in the power control or switch failure on the unit. if you unit has power, and things lite. it is more likely you have a control/switch problem,


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Whirlpool model number MH7140XFB no longer heats


you either need a new h.v. capacitor or h.v. diode in the magnetron circuitry if you cant hear it cycle when it runs as in a low pitched hummmm when its drawing current to operate the magnetron tube, each part runs about $30 to $45 each,normally its the h.v. capacitor though

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I currently have a non-working over the range microwave, I have bought a replacement. How to I take one down and replace it with the new one?Are the brackets interchangeable?


What brand Microwave are you removing and what brand are you installing? If the are not the same brand they will mount differently. On an older GE you remove the two screws holding the unit in place. They are located on top of the unit on the front. Look in the cabinet above the microwave. After you disconnect the vent pipe the unit slides forward and out. On some other brands the unit will pivot down and then you lift it off a mounting bracket. To make the job as easy as possible and to make sure the vent pipe does not have to be moved, remove the old unit before buying a replacement. Look at how it mounts. Then buy the same brand and it should mount the exact same way, so you could use the old mount. But even then the manufacture may have changed the way it is mounted. I just replaced a GE with a Whirlpool and they mount completely differently. I even had to move the vent pipe 2" to the right. So stick with the same brand and hope they have not change the mount.

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Just quit suddenly. Power at oulet, nothing lit


To allow us to help you effectively (at no charge), please post a NEW problem to FixYa, and please include your brand name and the full model number from the tag in or on the unit, your symptoms (dead).

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Whirlpool Model #MH1170XSS-0 will not heat


Since FixYa is not currently notifying us Experts when Clarification Requests are answered, you will need to post a NEW help request.

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n your new post, please include your brand name and the full model number from the tag in or on the unit and your symptoms, as well as the answer to the following questions:

- When you try to microwave are the inside light, internal cooling fan and turntable all working?

- Is there any unusual noise or is it louder or quieter than normal?

(A loud buzz, hum, or groan is usually a shorted high voltage rectifier diode, but a sound like gurgling into an empty coffee mug is one symptom of a failed magnetron, and yet the mag can be bad without that sound.)

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


We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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Oct 07, 2009 | Whirlpool Microwave Ovens

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Whirlpool mircowave will not heat


HI, the high voltage capacitor is unstable and, it has damaged the Magnetron. you will need to replace the Magnetron. it will run you about $191.30. this will restore the heating action in your microwave unit.

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