Humming sound, not heating.

ApplianceWhirlpool Microwave

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Fausto From Miramar, FL

Apr 20, 2010

12 out of 16 people found this instruction helpful

I turn off the income electricity by shutting down the corresponding circuit breaker. Then, I removed the control panel from the microwave which gave me access to the capacitor and adjacent diode. After that i unscrewed the defective diode and replaced it with the new one and BINGO!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

H.V. Diode (Now subbed to DIODE)

Part Number: PS5136042

$16.94
In Stock