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Convection oven problem

Microwave works convection oven doesnt heat food

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  • arthurop1 Sep 10, 2008

    convection oven does not heat obove 100 degree at any setting

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    oven does not heat before start convection

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    No other problem

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Sometimes the high voltage capacitor may be at fault

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I have a Frigidaire microwave oven.... as it was heating food it just died, minutes later the power was back on by itself. I reset the clock and date,all seemed fine till I tried heating-up food.
It does not heat-up. The microwave is 5 yrs. old but in great condition. Is it fixable? Could I do it myself?
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Posted on Apr 11, 2008

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Most of the time the magnetron is defective if the food is not heating up.
In some cases there is a defective low power transformer or other componenents associated with the magnetron.
I would suggest to check the owners manual under the warranty section. Sometimes the magnetron has 5 years warranty.
Good Luck.

Posted on Feb 15, 2008

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