Having problems with your GE Vacuums ?
We have a GE Advantium 120 microwave. all sounds like the unit is working all controls work. it does not heat at all. I have the shelds off and do not see any problems.
what do you think is the problem and how do I test for it?
thank you for your help.
If the unit works but it doesn't heat then the magnetron isn't working. The only way t test it is to measure the 2 voltages that power it: the heating coil - 5 volts AC and the high tension - 5000 volts DC. While you can measure the heating voltage with a regular multimeter, doing that to the high tension is a certified way to commit suicide. A very special voltmeter must be used there.
Because of that it's highly recommended to take it to a repair shop.\012\012\012
It's not worth losing your life for a few hundred bucks.
Because of that it's highly recommended to take it to a repair shop.\012\012\012
It's not worth losing your life for a few hundred bucks.
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