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WHEN I STARTED MY MIROWAVE I HEARD A LOUD POP, THEN A SMELL OF ELECTRICAL WIRE I SHUT IT OFF AND THEN STARTED IT AGAIN AND NOW IT;S NOT GETTING HOT AND SOUND KINDA LOUD WHEN RUNNING.I JUST PURCHASED THIS MIRO. IN JULY 2007.HAVE YOU HEARD OF THIS PROBLEM BEFORE.

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The loud pop was the high voltage diode. It is located on the high voltage Capacitor. When it pops, the high voltage transformer will then make a loug humming noise. It IS NOT the noise filter.

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HI, the sound you herd was the noise filter and running diode. these important components have failed at this point. you will need to replace these components asap, if possible. this will fix your issue.

The Magnetron Cut-off fuse will need to be replace as well. this will blow if there is a malfunction within the unit.

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    The loud pop was the high voltage diode. It is located on the high voltage diode. When it pops, the high voltage transformer will then make a loug humming noise. It IS NOT the noise filter.
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