From sparking and buzzing to cooking unevenly or not at all, microwave issues can be frustrating. Our technicians have the expertise to diagnose and repair a wide range of problems quickly and efficiently.
- Keep it clean: Wipe down the inside of your microwave after each use and clean the exterior with a damp cloth. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners.
- Use microwave-safe containers: Make sure any containers you use in the microwave are labeled as microwave-safe to prevent damage or injury.
- Avoid overheating: Don’t overcook or overheat food in the microwave as this can cause damage to the appliance and potentially start a fire.
- Don’t run it empty: Running your microwave without anything inside can damage the appliance, so always make sure there is something in the microwave when it’s turned on.
- Check for damage: Regularly inspect the door and hinges for any damage or wear and tear, as this can compromise the safety of the appliance.
- Microwave not heating: If your microwave is not heating food properly, it could be due to a faulty magnetron or a broken diode. These parts are responsible for producing the microwaves that heat up your food and should only be handled by a professional.
- Turntable not rotating: The turntable in your microwave rotates your food to ensure even heating. If it’s not rotating, it could be due to a broken or worn-out motor, or a malfunctioning drive coupling. These issues require professional attention to fix.
- Buttons not responding: If the buttons on your microwave are not responding or are sticking, it could be due to a faulty control panel or a malfunctioning circuit board. A professional technician can diagnose and repair these issues.
- Sparks or flames inside the microwave: Sparks or flames inside the microwave could indicate a serious problem with the high voltage components, such as the capacitor or transformer. These issues should never be handled by an untrained person and should only be fixed by a professional technician.
- Strange noises: Unusual sounds coming from your microwave could be a sign of a motor or fan problem. These parts require expertise to replace, and it’s best to leave the repair work to a professional.
If you’re experiencing any of these issues with your microwave, it’s important to have them fixed by a professional technician to ensure the safety and proper functioning of your appliance.