Question about Microwave Ovens
My (over the stove) microwave which I have used for 3 years, stopped warming food this morning. It sounds normal. It spins as usual. The light comes on as usual. But, the food doesn't get warm. I've checked the power level (which is on 10 as it should bee).
What can I do?
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
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Posted on Nov 26, 2007
Most likely it has a problem in the high voltage section of the microwave. For safety this should be checked by a professional. Look in your manual because some high voltage parts i.e. magnatron, transformer, diode, capacitor have a longer warranty than just 1 year. Would appreciate a solved rating for expert advice.
Posted on Oct 21, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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