Question about Hotpoint Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Sears sent me a diode for hotpoint microwave and a video for replacement and the video is different. Can't find the diode for MY Hotpoint rvm1435bk01 to see if it's the same to replace.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 224 Answers

Most microwave diodes will work just fine from system to system. The most common ones I use are rated at 550ma. When you check your old diode what made you think it was bad? They are such a high rating you will not get a reading on it with a regular ohm meter. Mostly on HV rectifiers if it is not shorted ( Zero Ohms) it is probably good. If you have no high voltage then substitute it and see if you do get high voltage, then you know it was open. Follow the video and give it a try.

Posted on Aug 24, 2017

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
MicrowaveSvc
  • 9085 Answers

SOURCE: Hotpoint RVM1425BA-003 Microwave Oven Stovetop Light Does Not Work

The problem is almost certainly on the control panel, which we repair nationwide for $39.95 postpaid.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

This often can affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inopoerable or stuck on.

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and

disassembly information at our site, linked here on Fixya: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

 

Posted on Oct 22, 2007

  • 23 Answers

SOURCE: Hotpoint OTR Microwave - Carousel Motor Noise

You should be able to access the turntable motor if you remove the left side filter under the microwave. Disconnect the power, remove the left filter and look up inside that area, the motor may have a cover or plate over it, if so remove it, the motor will be held in with 2 screws (usually) and there will be 2 quick disconnect wires attached to it. If you cannot get to it that way you may have to remove the bottom of the microwave (underneath), should be only 3 to 5 screws holding it in place, the side to the wall will be hinged, once you pull the screws just let it hang or swing down away from you. Then follow the above directions. Make sure that you are getting the correct motor, there are two types, one is a square shaft (WB26X10037) and the other is a "D" shaped shaft (WB26X10038).

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

MicrowaveSvc
  • 9085 Answers

SOURCE: changing the fuse in microwave hotpoint mosel JES636WKo1

This model seems to have a fuse in a cylindrical white nylon fuse holder, probably located near the right rear.

It will also have a thermostat on the magnetron which may be out.

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.

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

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

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

jerryg50
  • 1667 Answers

SOURCE: microwave turntable does not turn

In microwave ovens, I have had the turn table motor unit become defective, or the power source to it has failed.

Jerry G.

Posted on May 15, 2009

  • 636 Answers

SOURCE: does the hotpoint microwave model # RVM1535DM1WW

Yes most of them do, take the outer casing off, should be located either were the power supply is or the control module is,

Posted on Aug 13, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How can I get a copy of the manufacturer's installation instructions for a Hotpoint JX-81J over the range microwave oven?


JX-81J is the microwave recirculating charcoal filter for several models of GE and Hotpoint microwaves. The installation instructions will be available from the manufacturer with the model number of the microwave itself.

One microwave that uses this filter is the RVM1535MMSA . See http://products.geappliances.com/ApplProducts/Dispatcher?REQUEST=HPSPECPAGE&Sku=RVM1535MMSA#tab1_ for all of the details on this microwave. The owner's manual, http://products.geappliances.com/MarketingObjectRetrieval/Dispatcher?RequestType=PDF&Name=39-40541-1.pdf , shows the installation of the filter on page 34. The guide for installing the microwave above the range is http://products.geappliances.com/MarketingObjectRetrieval/Dispatcher?RequestType=PDF&Name=39-40425.pdf .

If you have a different microwave, add a comment with that model number. I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Feb 13, 2017 | Hotpoint Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Will not heat


make this test and fix it. God bless you


  1. Check the power diodeThis electronic component is responsible for transmitting current in one direction. If the diode becomes defective it will cause your microwave to not heat. Test the diode and replace it if necessary.
  2. High voltage capacitorResponsible for storing electricity, this part is a key component in any microwave. Remove, discharge, and test the capacitor to determine if it requires replacement.
  3. Damaged magnetronResponsible for generating waves and producing heat. When your microwave is no longer heating properly, replacement will be required.
  4. Thermal CutoffsExamine the thermal cutoffs on both the magnetron and the oven itself. Take off one of the leads and using a volt-ohm meter on RX1, check the terminals. If you get a result other than zero, replace the thermal cutoffs.

Nov 01, 2013 | Hotpoint Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Fuse keeps blowing in hotpoint microwave


The magnetron is the other issue, high voltage diode will sometimes crack causing a high level short, the capacitor developes a dead short across the 2 points, the power transformer almost never fails, "very rare"

Apr 08, 2012 | Hotpoint RVM1635 Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Just stopped heating anything last night, it's a Hot Point Counter Saver Plus but says on inside to call GE 1-800-626-6000


On that same label there is a MODEL number that we need to show you a parts listing of what parts may have failed. Hotpoint and GE are on in the same... the only difference is the brand name on the decals. Of course they use different model numbers.... Your model number will be similar to this: RVM1435BD001 I will use that as my parts reference model number as the interal parts that may have failed will be pretty much identical.

When a microwave just out of the blue stops heating usually the either the diode or the capacitor has failed.

See items 49 and 50 this link:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=221110

This unit also has 2 thermostats that can also cause it to stop heating. One actually controls the fan speed and the other is an over temp sensor that should shut off everything. The thermostat that controls fan speed shuts off the magnetron power on some units until the unit cools down and then it will work again.

If the magnetron has failed they usually make a loud buzzing sound when you turn on the unit from being cold. (Stuck oscillator) This can also cause the HV power diode and the unit fuse to fail.

Sears parts direct also has the parts for this unit here:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Hotpoint-Parts/Microwave-Parts/Model-RVM1435BD001/1811/0123370/G0302144/00001?blt=06&prst=&shdMod=

I change out the diode FIRST (after testing the old diode to make certain the diode has in fact failed.) I also test the capacitor while the diode is disconnected from the capacitor.

At this time I think you have a diode or a capacitor problem. If you have someone you know that can use a meter I can pass the information to them on how to test the diode and the capacitor so that you don't order parts that you DO NOT need.

If I got your model number wrong you can enter your model number on the displayed page of either link above. Or respond here with your model number and I will look up your unit.

Thanks for choosing FixYa,
Kelly

Sep 25, 2011 | GE Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Hotpoint overrange microwave, all the lights and timers work not heating food. there is also a smell when trying to heat is this a common problem with this microwave?


It sounds like the magnetron may have either failed or is not being supplied with the extremely high voltage required to run it.
Make sure the !!!!capacitor is discharged!!!!! before attempting any sort of repair.
Check the door interlock switches first then the high voltage diode with either an AVO model 8 on high resistance range for short circuit, the capacitor can fail and go short circuit, the feed fuse on the primary of the high voltage transformer and then finally, the magnetron is best checked by substitution.
Hope that helps.

Jan 01, 2011 | GE Hotpoint Over-the-Range Microwave

1 Answer

It won't heat water,but it will turn around


Sounds like you lost your HV diode. Magnetron could be bad but these days they are pretty good. Diode costs about $5 at www.mcmelectronic.com . It is located in left side near the rear and should be straightforward replacement. Let me know how this works out. Thanks for using FixYa. Contact me if you need more info.

hardrocko

Feb 11, 2010 | Hotpoint RVM1435 Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Hotpoint Microwave - won't stop spinning/buttons seem to do nothi


if i understand, u say it is intermittent right? control pad get wet? it is definitely not mag, diode, cap.

Aug 19, 2009 | GE Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Microwave turntable does not turn


In microwave ovens, I have had the turn table motor unit become defective, or the power source to it has failed.

Jerry G.

May 15, 2009 | Hotpoint RVM1435 Microwave Oven

1 Answer

My hotpoint rvm1425 is not heating anything up


est the high voltage capacitor,the rectifier diode.or the magnetron. If all this are fine, test the control board.

Thediode and capacitors can br tested. The capacitor must bealloweddischarge before testing, or you risk to get electrocuted, evenifpower is off. Capacitors can get discharged by shorting theirtwocontacts.
Before replacing the magnetron test also the control board.
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.

Mar 07, 2009 | Hotpoint RVM1425 Microwave Oven

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microwave Ovens Logo

Related Topics:

41 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Hotpoint Microwave Ovens Experts

William Miller
William Miller

Level 3 Expert

9085 Answers

Jim Thurston

Level 3 Expert

670 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you a Hotpoint Microwave Oven Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...