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My GE Microwave sparks The little cover on the inside has…

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My GE Microwave sparks...

My GE Microwave sparks The little cover on the inside has come loose

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your GE is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

It’s not that old - maybe 4-5 yrs ago

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Model # is PEB7726SF1SS

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Yes, the little flap has been off a few days

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Daniel, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 months ago
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Appliance Technician: Daniel, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 months ago

Is the sparking coming from the cover thats come loose?

Does that part look burnt?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No, the cover doesn’t look burnt
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
We see sparking with this cover off as well
Appliance Technician: Daniel, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 months ago

Ok if you see the sparking with the cover off is it from all over inside the microwave or just a certain spot?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Still there?
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Just the spot where the cover was
Appliance Technician: Daniel, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 months ago

Ok in this case im afraid it will be the magnerton thats causing this fault.

The end tip of the magnerton will have failed and burnt which is causing the sparks im afraid. To fix this the magnerton will need to be replaced and probberly the cover as well.

But this isnt a cheap fix as they can be quite expensive im afraid.

Sorry its not good news but the sparking you have here will be the magnerton itself im afraid.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Ok, I see
Appliance Technician: Daniel, Home Appliance Technician replied 7 months ago

Sorry but this will be an expensive fix :(

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