would blow the internal 15amp fuse when pressing the start button

ApplianceGeneral Electric Microwave


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Eugene From Standish, ME

Jan 05, 2008

17 out of 21 people found this instruction helpful

Used the trouble shooting guide and wire diagram found inside the microwave (thanks GE). Found the HV capacitor and diode had shorted. Replaced the capacitor and diode........works like new.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Microwave Capacitor

Part Number: PS239187

In Stock

DIODE (Now subbed to High Voltage Diode)

Part Number: PS239843

In Stock