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Make noise like when some aluminium is inside.

This morning works very good, but this afternoon I try to warm a cup of coffee and made a sound like some metal or aluminium was inside, I got so scared and I turn it off

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The noise is coming from the high-voltage transformer being overloaded by something shorting it out. Either the magnatron or the high-voltage capacitor and diode. Replace the capacitor and diode then if still not working, replace the magnatron. Its only affordable if you do it yourself - buy the part on EBAY - lookup "universal magnatron"
Hope ya fix it!

Posted on Feb 08, 2008

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