Replace a microwave oven's capacitor:

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This step-by-step guide teaches you how to replace the capacitor in your microwave. Find the official OEM replacement capacitor that fits your appliance.

A capacitor stores large amounts of electricity even when your microwave is unplugged. Have a certified and experienced appliance repair technician examine and replace your high voltage capacitor. This task is much too dangerous for the average layman to perform on his own.

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CAUTION: Your microwave oven is capable of giving you a serious electrical shock, even when it is unplugged. We strongly suggest you seek the assistance of an appliance repair technician when conducting any microwave oven repair.