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Whirlpool gold GH5185XPS not heating food

Our Whirlpool microwave has stopped heating and I am looking for someone to help me give an estimate of the repair, so that we can decide if its worth fixing it. Below are some more details.

Brand: Whirlpool Gold Accuwave
Model:- GH5184XPS
Old: - 3 years

The microwave seems to be on like normal [fan, light, turntable, controls etc..], but does not heat. I had heard a tripping sound yesterday while heating the food and also smelled some burning.

Appreciate your help. Thank You!

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You can see and hear a video of how a turntable motor should sound when you rotate it by hand.

If yours won't rotate or it sounds like it's grinding, etc., you may have a bad motor or plastic coupler.

To replace either, you need to unplug power, then remove the bottom cover of the oven. You may have to cut the cover off with snips, then use a screw when reassembling it.

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

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.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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Does yours have a feature which allows you to turn off the turntable with the control panel?

If not, you can see and hear a video of how a turntable motor should sound when you rotate it by hand.

If yours won't rotate or it sounds like it's grinding, etc., you may have a bad motor or plastic coupler.

To replace either, you need to unplug power, then remove the bottom cover of the oven. You may have to cut the cover off with snips, then use a screw when reassembling it.

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

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.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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Hi, there are three issues that will cause a no heat situation in a microwave. these issue are a failed Magnetron, busted cut-off fuse and, failed diode.

I recommend checking all these area that are located inside the microwave for faults.

The most common issue will be a failed Magnetron.

The diode and, fuse will be located on the noise filter assembly.

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Remove unit and check trip/reset switch on unit. Double check GFCI receptacle with plug tester with GFCI test button.

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