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No heat 6 year old microwave just stopped heating-- everything else on it runs (i.e. lights, turntable, whirring noise) but the food does not heat at all no matter what heating method you use (manual, sensor, etc...) any ideas??

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  • redredred Apr 08, 2008

    MVH230E/01 Lights work, whirring happens, turntable does not go around. Touch buttons squeek, nothing happens.

    At times when we opened the door it would stir whir and not stop until the time was up. Still no heat action.

    How I love my machine, to have a fella come out is $60 up front. What to do?



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The most common causes are a bad door switch, a loose connection at the magnetron terminal, a bad magnetron, a bad high voltage diode, a bad connection on the control panel, or a bad relay on the control panel. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info (as well as a text file which helps in diagnosing and repairing door switch problems) at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: Or call 877-477-7278 M-F 10am - 9pm Eastern time. If you're not interested in doing it yourself, you can find a local Amana / Maytag servicer here:

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