Question about Microwave Ovens
I would suspect the high-voltage transformer in this case, but the capacitor may be failing.
The high voltage section uses and generates voltages that can be instantly lethal.
So I don't recommend that anyone work in this area unless he has either a lot of experience or at the minimum, a good understanding of the safety issues and procedures involved.
If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
Also, there should also be a very helpful "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel. It's very helpful when troubleshooting.
You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383
Here are some links you or a friend can use for test help, but read the safety warnings first:
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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