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My microwave made a pop sound and then stopped heating. It also had a bad smell when you opened the door.

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Why does my microwave turntable turn when I open the door?


We recommend you have the microwave evaluated by an authorized service center.

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UN -PLUG IT,,,,, THAT "FUNNY SMELL" SOUNDS LIKE IT IS SHORTING OUT
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The problem is in the magnetron it has stopped working, if you open the microwave oven door sometimes you can smell what can only be described as an ozone smell and signifies the part in question. It is best to buy new "cheaper" than have it repaired "more costly"

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either the h.v diode,h.v capacitor or the mag tube is defective,chk diode first

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Russell hobbs combination microwave oven (HOB CJ/AL28).The plate inside my microwave no longer rotates and also the light has stopped working to, it is only a year old!Also when it gets to hot its turns...


This is usually caused by either a bad door switch or a loose door switch mount, which are pretty simple problems to fix.

It sounds like the switch is not activating properly, and the inside light, turntable and magnetron cooling fan are not coming on.


If the magnetron runs without the cooling fan, it will overheat and its thermostat will interrupt the power to the oven until it cools back down.

Door switch or mount trouble is usually caused by slamming the door or by opening the door while it's cooking without hitting the Stop pad first.

There are plastic mounts inside the microwave which hold the door switches and onto which the door latches lock when you close the door.

The screws on these mounts may be loose. If they get too loose, the switches will not be activated properly.

Sometimes it's a broken tab on the switch holder, allowing the switch to rotate just out of position. This tab can be hard to see, since it is under the bottom edge of the switch.

If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa:.

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

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Constant humming sound


the most common problem with ALL microwaves is the magnatron

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check the magnitron and capacitors one of this is bad

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Code F3 indicates an open / defective thermistor / temperature sensor. The first suspects when a microwave is not heating would be the door switches, bad connections on the magnetron terminal or bad connections on the control board. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info (as well as a text file which helps in diagnosing and repairing door switch problems) at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

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Home Circuit Breaker Pops When Door Is Opened


It does sound odd for it to blow the breaker. It should blow the fuse, not the breaker. But looking at the exploded view diagram, I don't even see a fuse! Makes me wonder if this is some foreign model. *grin* In any event, you will need to replace all the door switches since they all have been stressed by the same overcurrent. Also be sure that all the switch mount and door latch parts are activating properly when you open and close the door. The switches (generic replacements) are widely available from local appliance parts stores. If you need any other parts, you can see an exploded view and parts list here: http://www.geappliances.com/shop/prts/

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