Question about Microwave Ovens
When I start the microwave, it starts to make a buzzing sound then blows internal 20 amp fuse within seconds. What could be the possible problem and is it worth repairing?
Thanks in advance
the microwave made a buzzing noise and went totally dead. I replaced the internal 20amp ceramic fuse and set it for 1 second and it buzzed and blew the new fuse.
If it went dead almost immediately after pressing the Start pad, that\'s usually a shorted high-voltage capacitor.
If it went dead a few seconds after pressing the Start pad, that\'s usually a failing high-voltage transformer.
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Posted on Jan 13, 2008
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