Question about KitchenAid KHMS155LSS 1000 Watts Microwave Oven

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Microwave works but does not cook (does not heat up). Everything else seems to work properly.

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Hello,

what this means is that there have been a disconnection on the wire of the element (heater)

what you need to do to fix up the problem is to unscrew the oven then trace the wire down to the element power point and fix it back to it position

please make sure all form of power supply is OFF when carry out this function

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Posted on Jun 03, 2010

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Your microwave might be in "Demo Mode" if a "d" appears on the display. Press and hold down the Timer button for five seconds to put it back into normal mode.

Posted on Jun 30, 2010

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SOURCE: microwave will not heat

Had the same problem--the timer would even count down. The magnetron fan would not turn on, and the microwave would not heat. Checked out several components, but ended up being just the door latch out of adjustment! Be sure to discharge the capacitor before messing around in there. It keeps a charge even when unplugged. Short out the unused terminal on the capacitor to a screw in the chassis, using a short length of insulated wire.

Posted on Sep 13, 2007

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SOURCE: GH7145XFB-1 not heating properly

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 conneciton on the control unit circuit board
- bad magnetron or other high voltage part

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and disassembly information at our site, linked here on Fixya: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

SOURCE: GE Spacemaker Microwave JVM165OWB005--No more heat!

If you look at consumer affairs.com, there are many problems like this with GE microwaves. Not a good track record, experiencing problems with mine as well.

Posted on Apr 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Microwave turns on, but no heat or turntable movement

The problem is that the magnatron is not getting power. Chance is that if could be a bolwn fuse inside the unit. If the fuse don't fix it then that leaves the charging diode, capacitor or the magnatron, or high voltage xformer of which without technical epertize I would not recomend attempting to replace. good luck

Posted on May 14, 2008

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SOURCE: everything works except the cooking part/no heating/turntable not turning, help!

you may have gotten a power surge and that can cause some funny things to happen, 1st is there power to the oven, 2nd if so there may be an internal fuse protector built in to the oven, check with the manual for anything of that sort listed. if not you may have to take it in and have it repaired by a pro. there is a lot of voltage in these ovens and unless you know what you are doing a person could get hurt

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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