Blows main fuse when the microwave generator start, (cooking function).

ApplianceJenn-Air Microwave

Model

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Jay From Edwardsville, IL

Jan 04, 2008

22 out of 26 people found this instruction helpful

Remove microwave from oven cabinet. remove cover and check main fuse with ohm meter.
Tried fuse, it does not blow untill cooking starts.
Check capacitor with ohm meter, after properly performing capacitor dischagre procedure.
Order new capacitor, simple installation. another new fuse and all is good and cooking again.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

USE ACP D8547912 (Now subbed to CAPACITOR)

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