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2 1/4 year old GE Spacemaker XL 1850 Microwave doesn't heat

Everything works, but nothing is "microwaved". No incident occurred between it working and not working. GE service coming out in another week. Before I get a huge bill at Xmas time, I wanted to know if there is anything I can troubleshoot. Ge service just made me an appointment without any advice.

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  • Voomomof2 Dec 14, 2007

    No, No buzzing sound. If it is the magnetron, there is a warrantee for the part only. What does it take to fix it labor-wise?

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Check this website:

http://www.partselect.com/microwave+no-heat+repair.htm

It sounds like it is either the power diode, the high voltage capacitor or the magnetron. If it is the magnetron, it may not be worth fixing as these can cost well over $100.

Do you hear a buzzing sound?

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

  • Mike McWhinney Dec 14, 2007

    I really couldn't tell you in terms of labor. I bet it would be fairly easy to change out.


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