Appliance Repair Questions? Ask a Technician for Answers ASAP
this means you magnetron is bad, this is an expensive job and needs to be done by a tech, he will also need to replace the deflector plate(the paper panel) this may run more than a new microwave though, I would consider replacing the microwave, thanks Bryan
The U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns against do-it-yourself repairs of microwave ovens. Each year, on average, four people die from electrocution trying to repair their microwave ovens. Microwave ovens use high voltage which makes it particularly hazardous for consumers to remove the cover and touch electrical parts. The possibility for electrical shock from a microwave oven still exists even after the oven is disconnected from the power source. Should certain internal devices fail, even unplugged ovens can cause serious injury. The Commission strongly recommends that consumers have professionals repair microwave ovens because electrical appliances can be hazardous if consumers expose live electrical parts.