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Ge spacemaker xl 1800 - no heat

It is louder than normal. does not heat although it appears to function.

It made what appeared to be a popping or buzzing sound before it stopped heating.

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  • tomcel Jun 19, 2009

    It appears the HV diode is bad........I have ordered one.

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HI, the loud popping noise was the Magnetron tube. this is the main heating device. the noise filter is also damaged and, should be replaced as well.

In conclusion, replacing the Magnetron tube and noise filter will fix this unit.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

  • Michael Masters
    Michael Masters Jun 19, 2009

    I doubt that diode is the actual issue but, good luck:)

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