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Model 130 my microwave goes through all the setting as if it is working but doesn't warm or cook any thing

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LG microwave intermittently runs


I would try troubleshooting the "defrost circuit". The behavior sounds like the microwave is cooking in the defrost mode, where it actively cooks then stops allowing the food to rotate and the heat to spread then actively cooking again.

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Sharp convection microwave oven model R1875F. It's cooking on the left side faster then the rest of the oven. It seems to burn on the left side and not cook in the middle.


see the next causes. God bless you
Diode The high voltage diode converts the A/C power output of the transformer to D/C, doubling the voltage to nearly 5,000 volts. This high voltage powers the magnetron which emits the energy that cooks the food. If the diode burns out, a lower A/C voltage reaches the magnetron, which is not sufficient to power the magnetron. When the diode fails it is often visibly burned out. If it appears to be good, it can be tested with a volt-Ohm meter capable of testing diodes. High voltage diodes frequently fail and are one of the most common points of failure in a microwave oven.

Door Switch If the microwave does not heat, one of the door switches might be defective. Microwave ovens normally have three door switches, if any of them fail the microwave does not turn on and does not heat. Check the switches for continuity with an Ohm meter.

Magnetron If the microwave oven doesn't heat the magnetron tube might have burned out. The magnetron uses high voltage, high current DC power to generate the microwave frequency that cooks the food. If the microwave oven is turned on when it is empty this can cause the magnetron to burn out. Once it is burned out it has to be replaced, it's not repairable.

High Voltage Capacitor If the microwave doesn't heat the high voltage capacitor might be defective. The high voltage capacitor works with the high voltage diode to convert the output of the transformer to DC voltage and to double the output voltage. If the capacitor is burned out the entire high voltage circuit stops working properly. The high voltage capacitor can be checked with a special VOM meter which has a capacitance testing capability. Be aware that the high voltage capacitor can retain a charge of more than 3,000 volts and can injure or kill a person if not handled properly. Only trained technicians should perform this type of testing.

High Voltage Transformer If the microwave does not heat, the high voltage transformer might be burned out. Microwave ovens produce a very high voltage in order to power the magnetron antenna, which emits the energy that cooks the food.

Thermal Fuse If the microwave doesn't heat the thermal fuse may have blown. It can be tested for continuity. Watch our fuse testing video for more information.

Thermoprotector If the microwave doesn't heat the thermoprotector may have tripped. This is a safety device to prevent the microwave from overheating. It can be tested for continuity to see if it's blown.

Main Control Board If the microwave doesn't heat the main control board may be defective. This is not common. When a microwave doesn't heat the problem is usually within the high voltage circuit; either the high voltage capacitor, diode, transformer or magnetron.
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Oct 03, 2012 | Sharp R-1870 Convection/Microwave Oven

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What is the cu ft, wattage, size, conventional oven yes or no, all the specs ect of the Kenmore mircorwave model #721.80833500


From the factory manual here:

SPECIFICATIONS
Rated Power Consumption ..............1700W maximum (Microwave oven+Cook top lamps+Ventilation fan)
Microwave Output ...........1100W (IEC60705)
Frequency ....2,450 MHz ±50 MHz
Power Supply .................120 VAC, 60 Hz
Rated Current ................14.5 Amp. (Microwave oven+Cook top lamps+Ventilation fan)
Magnetron Cooling .........Forced Air Cooling
Rectification .Rectification Voltage Double Half-Wave
Door Sealing ..................Choke System
Safety Devices ...............Magnetron Thermostat: Open at 145 °C ±5 °C
Close at 60 °C ±5 °C .....................Oven Thermostat: Open at 110 °C ±5 °C
Close at 0 °C ±5 °C ......................Fuse(20A)
Magnetron ......................2M282J (Toshiba)
Cook top Lamp ...............130 V, 35 W (Halogen)
Cavity Lamp ...................130 V, 35 W (Halogen)
Timer ..............................Digital,up to 99 min.(in each cooking stage)
Tray ..............Tempered Safety Glass
Overall Dimensions ........2915/16"(W)x167/16"(H)x153/8"(D)
Oven Cavity Size ...........231/2"(W)x10"(H)x141/2"(D)
Effective Capacity of Oven Cavity ....2.0 Cu.ft.
Accessories ..Owner 's Manual &Cooking Guide, Installation Manual,
Exhaust Adapter, Exhaust Damper, Mounting Kit and Filter,
Rotating Ring Assembly, Glass Tray, Metal Rack, Guide Tray.

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Jul 09, 2011 | Kenmore 80809 Microwave Oven

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This is now the 3rd GE to die on me in 10 years. Model is PEB2060dm1ww. Its a built in microwave Last night my soon cooks his dinner OK. When my wife went to cook her artichoke.. all seemed fine as the...


if out of warranty you can try a simple "fix" . some microwaves are made with a simple fuse on the inside of casing- should be able to remove cover with 4-6 screws and then locate fuse- DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING ELSE! If in doubt replace the whole thing.

PS- if dusty inside ,use canned air(for computers or cameras)

May 02, 2011 | GE Microwave Ovens

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I used my GE Sensor Microwave oven tonight to cook a frozen macaronni and cheese. The cooking time was 16 minutes on high. The oven was noticeably blowing out hot air and very warm to the touch on the...


It will normally get pretty warm after a minute or two of cooking, but the important thing is to be sure the vents are not clogged or blocked, and that the internal cooling fan is working.

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Whirlpool(GH7145XF2-0) does not work occasionally


That's how it would sound if you were cooking on a power level less than full power.

If you enter the cooking time and hit Start, it should cook at full power by default and not cycle like you describe.

If you are using some sensor cook setting or automatic type cooking setting, it may cycle like that normally.

The first thing to try is a "hard reset". Unplug it from the power line for a minute, plug it back in, set the clock, then try again.

Let us know if the hard reset doesn't fix it.

If you don't have your manual, you can download it free here. Check the lower right area to enter your model. number.

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Vibrating noise when cooking


In order to try to set your mind at ease I will have to explain the Basics on how a Microwave Oven Functions.
When a Microwave Oven is set to COOK ...START. It cooks at 100%. There is no lowering of the heat as with a Range ( Cook Top) Control. So in order to do the other things such as DEFROST, WARM, or anything other than 100% COOK. A COOK ON- COOK OFF system was utilized. To DEFROST, the Microve COOKS at 100% for 30% of the TIME, then IDLES for 70% of the TIME. COOK ON 30% of the TIME, COOK OFF 70% of the TIME = DEFROST This is why you can hear the CYCLE. More power is required during the ON CYCLE, thus the lower vibration. The Vibration occurs when the High Voltage Transformer is turned ON ( COOK ON).
The VIBRATION seems to have got louder with age. This is somewhat normal as there is a vibration from the High Voltage Transformer present every time the Microwave is used. screws and other metal parts seem to get loose with this vibration. There is no solution, unless you can tighten EVERY screw, nut, and bolt in the unit.
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