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My Frigidaire microwave model PLMV169DCB turn table stop working & wont heat up

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Thank you for your inquiry, Justin!

From the information you have provided your Frigidaire microwave is not turning and it has stopped heating up. It sounds like the motor, magnetron, or control panel may need to be replaced inside of your microwave. This could also be a miscommunication within your microwave and a reset could help clear it out. You can reset your microwave by flipping the household circuit breaker off for at least ten minutes. If that does not help correct your issue I would suggest contacting a professional technician for proper diagnosis and repair. I hope this information is helpful. -Matt

Posted on Apr 09, 2015

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SOURCE: microwave light door turn table works but does not heat up food

In most cases, this is a problem with the inverter or a bad magnetron.

Due to the lethal voltages used and produced, I do not recommend that an inexperienced person work on these.

I would recommend that you contact your nearest Panasonic-authorized servicer. You can find one here.

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Posted on Jul 02, 2008

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SOURCE: display panel works but no heat, no fan, turn table doesn't turn

This is usually caused by either a bad door switch or a loose door switch mount, which are pretty simple problems to fix.

Even though a door switch clicks, it may still be bad inside.

Door switch or mount trouble is usually caused by slamming the door or by opening the door while it's cooking without hitting the Stop pad first.

There are plastic mounts inside the microwave which hold the door switches and onto which the door latches lock when you close the door.

The screws on these mounts may be loose. If they get too loose, the switches will not be activated properly.

Sometimes it's a broken tab on the switch holder, allowing the switch to rotate just out of position. This tab can be hard to see, since it is under the bottom edge of the switch.

If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa:.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

If you only need a switch, you can order a universal type here for $5 postpaid.

If you think the problem is on the control panel, we repair these nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in most cases in about a week or so.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Professional series microwave won't heat

The most likely problem is the magnetron. Check your warranty in owners manual, I believe you have five year warranty on magnetron.

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Our microwave suddenly stopped heating. The

sounds like the magnatron went out

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SOURCE: GE turn table microwave stopped warming food

my microwave 1640GB from GE suddenly cannot heat food and make some noisy sound. as it is mounting in the closet, it is not easy to replace. any solutions or suggestion

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