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Our new microwave heats the containers but not the
Check on the material the containers are made of. If they are not microwave friendly then they will cause problems.
Some materials are designed to "Roast" the contents by absorbing the energy.
Check with a Pyrex glass container and water. The glass should stay fairly cool.
on Nov 18, 2012
PLEASE HELP!!!!!! I had a house built 6 years ago
It may be that the exhaust duct is blocked or the filter is dirty.
That can cause the oven to run chronically hot, which damages the microwave.
The whole duct needs to be checked for any blockage.
You will need to remove the oven from the wall.To remove it from the
installation instructions are very handy, and it's best to have
two people since the microwave can be heavy and awkward.
service is here and you can also enter your
model number on that page to download your owner's manual, installation
You can find links to helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts
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on Oct 18, 2011
Microwave stops heating . Its only about 9 months
HI..there is a heating filament of an oven MAGNETRON..it s responsible of producing heat to the oven..possibly this is defective ..this filament must be replaced by a new one..theres no problem with the motor cos it runs the table power and light button seems working..HOPE THIS HELPS..thank yuo for choosing fixya..
on Jul 10, 2011
Every function works in my
It sounds like the magnetron may have
either failed or is not being supplied with the extremely high
voltage required to run it.
SAFETY IS PARAMOUNT
This is a job for a professional but if
you are safety clued up, here's instruction.
Make sure the !!!!any
capacitors are discharged!!!!! before attempting any sort of
Check the door interlock switches first then the high
voltage diode with either an AVO model 8 or moving coil meter on high
resistance range for short circuit, (DVM's won't show the fault!),
the capacitor can fail and go short circuit, the feed fuse on the
primary of the high voltage transformer and then finally, the
magnetron is best checked by substitution.
Hope that helps.
on Feb 27, 2011
My microwave turns on but
If the microwave is making a humming sound, the diode s bad and needs to be changed. If the microwave sounds normal, the magnetron is bad and needs to be replaced.
on Feb 08, 2011
Over the stove model# wmh1162xvs2 stainless
the most common cause is a faulty magnetron.How ever you can check the thermal cuts to the magnetron if hey have no continuity then it needs to be replace. if you are not comfortable with the electricals then set it up for service most units the magnetron will be covered under a warranty.
on Feb 01, 2011
The first thing to try is a "hard reset". Unplug it from the power line for a few minutes, plug it back in, set the clock, then try again.
Let us know if the hard reset doesn't fix it.
on Jan 06, 2011
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