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SPORADIC HEATING my microwave sometimes makes a clicking noise when i press START. it sounds similar to a gas appliance lighting. when it does make that noise, it does not heat whatever is inside. other times, it works fine with no noise.

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  • johndoe77 Jan 05, 2008

    Suffering from the same problem. Initially it was about 10% of the time. It is now occurs about 95% of the time virtually rendering the microwave useless.

  • gsanders881 Jan 04, 2009

    I have the same sporadic heating problem with the associated noise as described. Are there parts that can be replaced to correct this problem?



    Thank you.

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    I have the same problem but it seems to work fine if I push the door a bit more. So I assume the problem is related to the door closing properly.

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Check highvoltage crcuit ,and check fan, and turntable motor,

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