Outside of cabinet got hot & food inside of microwave did not get cooked

ApplianceKitchenAid Microwave


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Francis From Doylestown, PA

Sep 24, 2008

Replaced the diode (aka wire-vltge) in the HV circuit after removing cabinet cover using both the secure torx screw drvr & phillips head screw drvr. The hardest part of the job was finding the secure torx nut drvr tool on the internet & purchasing same.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Voltage Wire (Now subbed to High-Voltage Diode Wire)

Part Number: PS972872

In Stock