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Everything is working perfectly but it's not heating anything

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This normaly just happens it just stops heating its most likley to be the magnatron thats the part that heats the food up,,,it just gives up the gost,,,normaly without warning too, there are fuses inside this unit but there not normal sizes and not normal voltages,,,also inside your microwave is a big capasitor it holds 000,and 000s of volts if you do go inside it and tuch this cap, it could or would most likley kill you!
is it worth being killed for a fuse thats not blowen? far cheaper to just buy a new unit,,,,and live to show it off!!!

Posted on Aug 07, 2010

  • Lawrence Oravetz Mar 26, 2014

    Tha capacitor inside the oven holds a charge but is NOT thousands of volts. However if you should touch both terminals at the same time, you'll get a good short jolt but it will not kill you. There is a fuse for the big transformer inside the oven that may be bad. The trick is to ascertain why the fuse blew.

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