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My microwave will run for about 3 to 5 seconds and then turn off and I have to reset the clock and date. Then it will go again and do the same thing. What could maybe be wrong?

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accorddind to the information pass across this means that your oven develop what is call partial contact this partial occur within the maize and the element i.e the wire which pass con rent from the ac to the microwave it self or the heat provider

these wire can be in two or three colour red and any other colour,
this occur when ever your microwave is about to heat up proper

what you need to do is that un scroll your oven to trace the wire connected to element to see which of the wire have been disconnected

after you being able to get which is loss from it position then look at who others are connected then replace the loss wire ti is position then your microwave will then work again has it's expected to

please note this while doing this make sure that your microwave is not connected to any form of power supply.

Good luck and thanks for using fixya.

Posted on May 01, 2010

  • 1stTimeFix Dec 08, 2010

    what is happening is your magnetron tube is leaking RF and causing your board to short. The magnetron tube will need to be replaced.

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