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I have a 6-yr old microwave oven that doesn't heat up the food anymore; other than the magnetron, is there

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Old 12-27-2011, 04:03 PM
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Default Whirlpool Microwave over the range won't heat up
Model Number: gh5184xps0   Brand: Whirlpool   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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I have a 6-yr old microwave oven that doesn't heat up the food anymore; other than the magnetron, is there anything else that might be causing this problem? Does anyone have any instruction for replacing the magnetron? I have unplugged this microwave for more than a month now, but someone told me that I still need to be careful in replacing the magnetron.

I would appreciate any input or assistance you can provide. Thank you.

Tom


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When you hit "Start" to microwave, do the inside light, cooling fan, and turntable all come on?

Any unusual noises? Is it louder or quieter than usual?

We have a sound clip of what a microwave should sound like when the cooling fan and high voltage section are operating here.
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