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I need to replace the Miraclon Heaters in my microwave.

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I have a Inverrter microwave oven that is displaying this code H98 on the screen and wont come on unless i hit stop then it will stop after 20sec what does this mean


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The voltages in and around magnetrons are LETHAL!!! If you understand about high voltages, disconnect the appliance from the power socket, check there is no residual voltage on the capacitor feeding the magnetron and diode if there is discharge it in a safe way. Disconnect the magnetron and measure the resistance between the contacts of the magbnetron. There should be a low resistance, say 1/2 to 1 Ohm. If there is a high resistance, the heaters are open circuit - change the magnetron. If the heaters read OK the invertor is faulty - change the invertor.
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Newly installed GE profile pem31 microwave starts as soon as plugged in and won't clear or shut off with the key pad. It is not heating but light is on and making noise.


hello,
this is a simple function that you should be able to carry out your self
from the statement above this means that your oven maize have disconnect from the element position i.e the wire have been disconnected from the heater

what you need to do is that unscrew your microwave trace the wire to the heater you will surely fine were the wire is been disconnected from the heater
then you have to huck up the wire back to the element (heater) the wire mention above will be in red and others can be in different color

please when doing make sure that all form of power supply is disconnect from the microwave to avoid accident

thank you and thanks for using fixya.

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Well it does appear that you have an intermittent problem. I do not think that there is a loose ground problem, but there is a thermal switch attached to the case of the magnetron that resemble the thermal switches in wall gas heaters. Like the one in wall heaters they tell the heater when to shut off and on. If that switch begins to open or is trying to open it will make it seem like your microwave wants to shut down. Of course that is just one solution which I think is the best. By the way that thermal switch only has two wires that go to it and resembles an oversized watch battery when it is out. What could cause that also is if those two wires which are connected with plugin spade terminals have become loose due to the vibration of the magnetron over the years. To cover all your bases at once, with the power off, take the cover off and reseat all the spade connectors that you can see and get to. Anything in line with that switch or with the power coming in at all can cause the same thing. Let me know if there is any other question that you have.

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