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Microwave oven just died

Turned on microwave oven - a few seconds later there was a loud pop noise and everything just stopped. The clock and function keys also went dark. Is this something easily fixed? Thank you

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Re: microwave oven just died

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.

Once you've looked over the safety warnings, here are some useful links:

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here:

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