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My emerson mw8107wa microwave oven makes a very loud grinding noise when running. At first I thought it was maybe the turntable not being properly seated, but no matter how often I remove and replace it, the sound doesn't go away. In fact, it's gotten worse. Thanks in advance for helping with this, Kitty Shields

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If it doesn't heat; it's probably a shorted magnetron and/or diode.

Posted on Aug 31, 2010

  • shieldsk Aug 31, 2010

    Thanks so much for the quick response! I guess it would have helped though if I had said that it does heat. It works; just makes that awful noise, but not every time. Any other ideas? Thanks again ~ K

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