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Our microwave works but will not heat anything. what could be the problem or solution without spending alot of money

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  • nwdaddysgirl Apr 20, 2009

    WHAT DO YOU MEAN SHIELD EVERYTHING

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Your magnetron is not sending out its radiation. Magnetron may simply have wires fallen out. Make sure to completely shield everything again, and don't lose any parts. And especially don't work on it plugged in.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

  • Aryeh Levy Apr 20, 2009

    sorry, i mean put all the parts back. i.e. don't run the microwave without all the parts put back... its kind of a pain to check, magnetrons do go bad.... but they put our microwave radation, just like your cellphone and its a big nono to run them with a crack in the shielding (the metal cage of the microwave case)

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Is very unlikely that there could be any other electrical failure since everything else seems to be working.
If you are able to fix it yourself then is way more cheaper just to buy the magnetron.
Click here to find the magnetron.
Before you do any work on this device, please click here to know how to discharge the high voltage capacitor and other safety concerns when working with devices that generate high voltages.
I would say is not worth it to spend more then $100.00 for a 5+ years old microwave.
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