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Emerson Model MWG9111SL Microwave not always working

My Microwave works Great sometimes, But to often when I try to heat something up, no matter what setting or time I use the Microwave does not come on. The Light works,turntable spins, timer counts, but no noise or heating.

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  • mark19518 Feb 23, 2008

    Try all the settings but can not get the microwave to heat.

  • Anonymous Jul 16, 2008

    my microwave wont heat

  • aplusser Aug 15, 2008

    My microwave is doing the same thing. It wont heat up. Ive tried unplugging it, different settings etc. Sometimes it would take 20 minutes to heat something that normally took 2. Im so frustrated!!! Anyone know if there is a recall? Cool microwave but it only worked right for about 4 months!

  • ashlyw74 Sep 05, 2008

    My microwave wont heat things up. It works sometimes other times theres no light and no heat. I am incredibly frustrated because I havent had it for more than 6 months. What can I do to fix it?

  • emacdonald35 Oct 10, 2008

    I have the same problem and i am interested in warrenty information. Microwave comes on, turntable works, and if i put on grill heats at about 5% maybe to help thaw outside of something!!

  • SMITHD1206 Apr 27, 2009

    I have the same problem on several occasions with min. Now I set the time to warm up food in the mocrowave and it shuts itself off. I have 2 of this model and both are doing it.

  • hotsauce0105 May 16, 2009

    i have the same problem!!! Beauty really comes within.. it looks nice on the outside but it sucks on the inside!!! i've had it for less than 6 months. i just used it on occassion.It shut down and i would have to unplug it, so it would turn on again. now, it just wont turn on again. Can i return it even though i dont have the box or receipt anymore?

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Ok i just opened mine up on counter and found that the white wire on the high voltage transformer had been loose and melted so i put a new female spade connector on and it works fine. i suspect that from a year of use and humm from transformer had loosen it and gotten hot thus loosing connection and getting dirty causing it to overheat and burn off plastic sheilding. easy fix!!!

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The high voltage transformer connector is a defect in these microwave oven models. I do not recommend them. I purchaed on last year , my husband has changed and repaired the connctors (white wire on the high voltage transformer ) need to open the microwave to find this. It's been replaced at least 5 times in the past year. It burns, overheats which makes the microwave oven shut down completely.

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RETURN IT BEFORE YOU BURN YOUR HOUSE DOWN....

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Every thing works, but no heating and no noise. I am happy you had noticed that there was a difference in the "Noise". Some describe it as a vibration you can feel in the cabinet. The "Noise" is only present when the High Voltage Transformer is engaged. The "Noise" is a low Humm which The High Voltage Transformer emits. Without The High Voltage the unit will not Heat.
BECAUSE you say it heats Sometimes. I suspect a LOOSE CONNECTION between the Low Voltage (115v) and the Primary of The High Voltage Transformer. Could be a Solder Connection, or just a Loose Wire. Loose, not Open. If it were OPEN it would not "Cook" at anytime.

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