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I have a GE Advantium 120 Speedcook microwave. When I start

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I have a GE Advantium 120 Speedcook microwave. When I start it the time starts counting down but the unit does not heat or rotate the turn table. Any suggestions.
Submitted: 4 days ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 4 days ago.

Hello and welcome to just answer my name is ***** ***** i will be the one to assist you. You said the turntable is not turning? Also what is the model number of your microwave?

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
SCA1000HBB 04
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
The unit does not start cooking and the turntable is not turning. When I got it to start the turntable worked fine.
Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 3 days ago.

Does it periodically work or not at all? The turn table?

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
The unit worked fine, then it stopped working Saturday night. . Once I was able to use the manual reheat function and it heated and rotated.It has not worked either heating or rotating.
Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 3 days ago.

You are going to need to remove the back panel and see if the diode is blown. It is a fuse that is used to heat the unit up.

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
Do you have any more detailed instructions than that?
Customer: replied 2 days ago.
A diagram that shows me where the diode.
Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 2 days ago.