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Won't heat My microwave just stopped heating. Everything else works, lights, buttons, fan, etc. Just doesnt' heat.

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  • ColinMP May 24, 2008

    same here ED8525S-SBD all appears to work normally except stuff comes out as cold as it went it!


  • AuntyRee May 26, 2008

    Once again same problem as above - only one month out of it's waranty too!

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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

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Posted on May 27, 2008

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