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Oven won't heat food.

Oven wil not heat food.
I have shut power off,
then reconnected.
Still not working.

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  • cliff469 Jun 01, 2010

    Please reveiw,
    Thanks
    Cliff

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Hi, Generally, the most common causes of a failure to heat are:

- bad door switches or door switch mounts
- loose connection at the magnetron
- problem or loose connection on the control unit circuit board
- bad magnetron or other high voltage part (such as a shorted diode)

If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and disassembly information at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

Some brands also have a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel, which is very helpful when troubleshooting.

Take care

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Hello,

were the problem of your oven it from the heater what will call element in the technical field

what you are to do to fix up your oven back to life is to unscrew your oven and then trace the wire down to the element you will see the wire that was disconnect from the element fix up to the element and put on your oven back to light

if after this the problem remain then you will have to change the element it self meaning that it bad

please not before you can do this work you will have to put off all source of power supply .

thank you and thanks for using fixya .

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  • cliff469 Jun 01, 2010

    THIS MICROWAVE QUIT HEATING OVER NIGHT.

    ARE YOU SAYING THE MAGNETRON IS BAD?

    THIS OVEN IS 9-10 YEARS OLD.

    EVERYTHING WORKS BUT NOT HEATING.

  • Oloyede Monsuru Jun 01, 2010

    hello,

    i mean if the element is not providing heat then you will have to
    change the element (heat provider)it is then major problem of your oven

    thank you.


  • Oloyede Monsuru Jun 01, 2010

    hello,

    you will need to understand what am saying
    what this means is that the element(MAGNETRON)
    has over heat it self you will have to replace it with a better one

    thanks you once again.


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