Question about Microwave Ovens
The turntable in my microwave doesn't turn anymore. Not sure why. My
wife claims it just stopped one day. She also told me that she had
removed the turntable cradle to clean and replaced it. I don't know
that she correctly matched the key for the spindle. When I looked at
it and made sure the cradle was correctly mated to the spindle... still
Any suggestions? or just do without the turntable until the oven dies and get another, later model
I have had the turn table motor go defective in microwave ovens.
Normaly, before ordering a new motor, I always checked to make sure that there was power going to the motor assembly. I never had a power drive failure to a motor so-far. When they did not spin, the motor was defective. But, one day there will be a first time for me.
The fix was to purchase a new motor from the manufacture and install it. In some cases, I had to also replace the spindle key because the original broke when trying to remove it when removing the motor assembly.
I suggest that for servicing a microwave oven, you give it out to a service center to have the work done. There are safety issues when working on microwave ovens.
Posted on May 26, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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That model number doesn't ring a bell. Is that right? Is it foreign?
Chances are the coupler and/or turntable support will be damaged or warped.
Also on some brands, the "packing" (often a rubber grommet) must be replaced.
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