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Microwave isn't heating???

My mum has a Sharp carousel microwave. It seems to work but when you remove the food it is still cold. Why is it not heating?

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This will happen if the cut-off fuse is blown or, the Magnetron is damaged. you can check the fuse by removing the outside protective cover. After the removal of the cover, you will need to located the noise filter. there is a fuse on this board. check it for continuity with a ohm meter. if the fuse is ok, replace the Magnetron.

There is also a diode in the same area. you can test this component as well. If the fuse and diode are faulty or damaged, replace them.

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