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Microwaves

10 Most Common Problems

Diagnosis &
Repair Cost

(U.S. dollars w/o tax)
1. M/O does not operate, light don't work 
 a. No power  
 
- Defective outlet or AC circuit problem
  
 
1a. Transfer to electrician
 $43 - 58
 
- Blown fuse
 $50 - 66

2. Display does not illuminate, light works
  
 a. Defective power board $150 - 350
 b. Defective touch pad $125 - 200

3. Light & fan run continuously
  
 a. Defective interlock switch $113 - 150
 b. Defective power board $150 - 350
 c. Burned wire to switch $68 - 90

4. M/O runs, but does not cook
  
 a. Blown diode $95 - 126
 b. Defective capacitor $131 - 174
 c. Defective magnetron $140 - 275
 d. Defective high voltage transformer $140 - 275
 e. Poor connection at magnetron $68 - 90

5. M/O makes loud noise when cooking
  
 a. Magnetron shorted to ground $140 - 275
 b. Defective transformer $140 - 275
 c. Defective capacitor $131 - 174
 d. Defective diode $95 - 126

6. M/O cooks unevenly
  
 a. Stirrer belt broken $86 - 114
 b. Stirrer blade melted $99 - 132

7. Control board does not stop counting
  
down w/door open
 a. Defective control board $150 - 350
 b. Defective door switch $95 - 126

8. Turntable does not turn during operation
  
 a. Defective turntable motor $113 - 150
 b. Defective control board $150 - 350

9. Oven light glows during cooking,
  
but does not when door opened
 a. Defective primary interlock switch $95 - 126

10. Oven cooks slow
  
 a. Defective magnetron $140 - 275
 b. Defective capacitor $131 - 174
 c. Defective transformer $140 - 275
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