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My whirlpool Microwave model WH2175XSS-1 is not heating up my food or water. everything else works in the microwave but it doesn't heat up.

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    Miguel De Los Angeles Oct 04, 2009

    can you explain alittle more about checking the diode and the cap? I would like to know which part is diode and which part is the cap? and how would I discharge the cap? Thank You

  • Miguel De Los Angeles
    Miguel De Los Angeles Oct 04, 2009

    can you explain alittle more about checking the diode and the cap? I would like to know which part is diode and which part is the cap? and how would I discharge the cap? Thank You

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Sounds like the (H.V. Diode or the H.V. Capacitor, or possibly the Magnetron tube has failed), if you can borrow or you own a multi-meter remove the case cover and check on hi resistance range both the diode and the cap, make sure to discharge the cap first

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