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Itook my ground off of my microwaveand it just blinks

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Some control panels will malfunction if the unit is not grounded.

Additionally, one side of the high voltage supply to the magnetron is usually tied to the cabinet. So, if not grounded, you have a "floating" 4000 volts. It's possible this could be a dangerous situation if something else failed, such as the transformer.

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Posted on May 06, 2016

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