Question about Microwave Ovens
How do i change interior bulb?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Test the high voltage capacitor,
the rectifier diode.or the magnetron.
The diode and capacitors can br tested. The capacitor must be allowed discharge before testing, or you risk to get electrocuted, even if power is off. Capacitors can get discharged by shorting their two contacts.
Replace the magnetron if the checks and all of the high voltage component tests are good, but the unit still does not heat.
All locations, and description of this parts can be located using the diagram here: Counter top.
Parts must be tested to find out what is wrong.
Remember that microwaves are potentially dangerous devices if not repaired properly, the job must be done by a competent person.
A microwave energy leakage test must always be performed when the oven is serviced for any reason.
Regarding parts, contact the seller here to purchase parts.
Posted on May 21, 2009
Will need to pull apart to check....common failure with magnatron fuse....but could be magnatron, capaciter, diode. sugg to have a tech look at....if your not able to check, also call manufacturer, sometimes will cover.
Posted on Jun 10, 2009
SOURCE: Microwave lamp burn't out
You can find owner's manuals (which would cover any user-replaceable lights if present), installation instructions, and parts list, which have helpful exploded view diagrams here.
You can order parts here.
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Posted on Jun 30, 2009
Remove the screws from around the rear of the oven and slide the cabnet off to the rear. You should be able to access the bulb from here.
WARNING: any time you work on a microwave you have to be careful of the capacitor. Unpluge the microwave and discharge the capacitor with a large screwdriver with a plastic handle.
Posted on Dec 31, 2009
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