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Amana Microwave, MVH320E Popped

While microwaving, heard a sudden pop, afterward the microwave no longer heated.

Everything else still works, lights, so on. Just does not heat.

what are possible issues? is it worth trying to repair?

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  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2009

    using the microwasve herd a pop and it no longer heats, everything else works

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This is usually caused by a blown high voltage rectifier diode.

Here are some links you or someone you know can use for test help, but read their safety warnings first:






line-height:normal">mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman""> http://www.microtechfactoryservice.com/diode.html



line-height:normal">mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman""> http://www.microtechfactoryservice.com/mag_test.html



line-height:normal">mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman""> http://www.microtechfactoryservice.com/xformer.html





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You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.

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