Question about Microwave Ovens
I have a combi oven / grill /microwave which is no longer working on the microwave function.
I believe that someone may have run the microwave with the metal grill tray inside - thus causing a short (perhaps - not sure if I have the terminology correct). Can this be repaired, and is the cost likely to be more than the value of the unit.
Just to add complications, I live in Ireland, and therefore looking for a repair in my area (Kildare). Can I attempt this myself ??
Thanks for any advice etc.
I would suspect a bad magnetron or a loose connection at the magnetron's terminals or possibly another high voltage part (such as a shorted diode or bad transformer).
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Otherwise, I would contact the manufacturer or your local microwave / appliance repair center for service.
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