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Vibrating Noise and Electrical Smell

Used the microwave for six weeks when it began having a loud vibrating noise and electrical smell. Sent for repairs where they first said they could find nothing wrong. They then replaced the magnetron. Used three times and the noise and electrical smell has started again. Still under warranty.

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The noise and smell usually come from a bad transformer. If the magnetron has burned out usually the transformer will need to be replaced as well. The transformer is right behind the grille on the right hand side.

Posted on Mar 11, 2007

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