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Food not being heated although control panel works and turntable revolves

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I have a High Pointe model EM925Bss-s and although the turntable does not work the oven still works. Is this dangerous?


no as long as you never put any metal or foil inside but food won't heat evenly , the turntable can usually be fixed by cleaning out center bearing with Q tip and a shot of oven cleaner this sometimes gets lots of food and grease build up from heavy use machines (usually mass food prep areas) and slows and stops the drive of turntable

Sep 10, 2014 | Microwave Ovens

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Food Heats fine, but turntable wont rotate. Makes a loud noise until we press the


see this tips for to repair:
Inspect the plastic drive coupling that the tray sits on, as well as the ring-and-roller assembly, to make sure that they're working properly.
First, make sure the turntable coupler under the glass dish is not broken. Second, on the control board, find the turntable relay and test for voltage. Some turntable motors are 24 volts DC, so make sure your testing the correct voltage. If no voltage from the control board, then replace the control board. Otherwise head towards the turntable motor.On OTR models, you can get to the motor by un-screwing the bottom panel on the microwave. On countertop models, there will either be a knockout or screw on access panel. Check for voltage at the motor. If no voltage, check the wiring back towards the control. If voltage, then replace the turntable motor. The component list below also shows how to test a turntable motor.

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Sep 09, 2012 | GE JVM1860 Microwave Oven

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Microwave light comes on and turntable revolves when food is put in, but it doesn't heat food up. Food remains cold, can you help? thanks Dee


9 times out of ten it is the magnatron that has gone bad, that is the device that creates the microwaves for heating the food. Check inside the cabinet for fuses and if none found or blown then it is the magnatron. These are available widespread but most cost about as much as a new oven, so do a google search on your make and model of microwave and search for a magnatron for that unit. This will bring up parts suppliers and their prices and you can decide if it is worth fixing or replacing

Apr 04, 2011 | LG Microwave Ovens

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I hv a 24ltr Sharp Carasoul Microwave. Few days back, its plate stopped working, but its heating the food fine. Why has the plate stopped rotating? Will the food be evenly heated even though the plate...


> Why has the plate stopped rotating?

The turntable system typically consists of the motor, the coupler, the turntable support with rollers, and the tray.

Here is a video of how a turntable motor should sound when you rotate it by hand.

If yours is not set to be off via the control panel, and it won't rotate or it sounds like it's grinding, etc., you may have a bad motor or plastic coupler.

To replace either, you need to unplug power, then remove the bottom cover of the oven.

You order Sharp parts Encompass here or call them toll-free at 866-779-5835.

> Will the food be evenly heated even though the plate is not rotating?

No.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Sep 07, 2010 | Sharp R-1480 Microwave Oven

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Not heating or defrosting although light works, timer etc works


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May 11, 2010 | Neff H5470 Microwave Oven

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Revolving plate no longer rotates . All else works, it continu;es to cook, but we need to move the items of food from time to time


Remove the plate, and check if the square shaped gear that normally spins the turntable is rotating.

If it is rotating, then replace the turntable gear.

If it is not rotating that means that the motor that spins the microwave turntable does not rotate, and must be replaced.

Mar 01, 2009 | Amana Radarange Microwave Oven

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SHARP R 88BKM no microwave


David
This is a sure sign that the MAGNATRON unit has went out on your oven and will need replaced! (This is what cooks the food!)
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Jan 15, 2009 | Sharp R-1481B Microwave Oven

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TURNTABLE DOESN'T TURN.


Does the rest of the oven's functions work? Does the front panel controls work? Does it heat up the food? If yes, this indicates that you might have a problem with the motor that turns the turntable.

If you try to turn the turntable manually (gently), does it turn freely or is there resistance? If it turns freely, the mechanical mechanism between the turntable and motor may be broken and the motor may be ok.

The oven's microprocessor also controlls the motor. There could be a problem there.

You'll need to have it looked at by a service center. Although its not that difficult to determine which of the reasons I mentioned above is the cause, it can be however, dangerous to operate a microwave oven with the cover off and with high voltage circuits exposed.

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance to you.

Good luck!
- Jim

Feb 17, 2008 | Panasonic NN-P794SF Microwave Oven

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