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Microwave runs but does not heat.

My microwave has stopped heating yet still runs. Now this happened the same day and time my rifridgerator quit!! In my town we have had a few power outages, one lasting 30 mins, but this problem did not occur until two days after the outage. Is this a fixable problem or should the microwave be tossed. It is dated August of 2001 so it is 6 years old.

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Re: Microwave runs but does not heat.

Generally, the most common causes of a failure to heat are:

- bad door switches or door switch mounts
- loose connection at the magnetron
- problem or loose conneciton on the control unit circuit board
- bad magnetron or other high voltage part

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and

disassembly information at our site, linked here on Fixya:

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here:

For more help from Emerson ; Get help using your appliance 1-800-898-9020 ; Get help locating a servicer or parts 1-800-695-0098.

Posted on Oct 22, 2007

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