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I have a decor microwave and it will not heat but the light work and the buttons on the door work. how do I fix this

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  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    What's the model number from the tag in the unit?

    When you hit Start to
    microwave, do the inside light, cooling fan, and turntable all come on?



    We have a sound clip of what a microwave should sound like when the cooling fan and high voltage section are operating here.
    Any unusual noises? Is
    it louder or quieter than usual?

    These answers will help
    me judge whether it's in the high voltage
    section (magnetron, transformer, or diode) or the control section
    (door switch or control board relay or connection).

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Try to check the high voltage capacitor, dont for get to discharge it

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