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I have a Samsung microwave combination oven, Combi 900, CE101K,

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I have a Samsung microwave combination oven, Combi 900, CE101K, which I have had for many trouble-free years, until now. Everything seems to work ok except the microwave function. It lights up, the timer works, the grill comes on, but it won't cook anything. Is this a major fault and is it repairable?
Thelma
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Dales-Electronic replied 2 years ago.
Dales-Electronic :

Hello My name is Ian ~ I am not on the site constantly so please be patient whilst waiting for responses to you queries

Dales-Electronic :

Frstly it is repairable, have you got anyone who can use an analogue multimeter?

Customer:

No.

Customer:

We don't know of anyone who can use an analogue multimeter so what happens next? Would it be an expensive repair or is it more sensible to buy another microwave?

Expert:  Dales-Electronic replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  Dales-Electronic replied 2 years ago.
Heres your conundrum ~ the thing that generates the cooking power in the microwave section is called a Magnetron and this would be the most likely thing to have gone. This item is available for about £38 ~ other things could also have gone but they would be less cost. So take the magnetron and add the labour lets say £40 and you have a total bill of around £75. If you find a decent engineer they would give you 12 months warranty on this repair. NOW check out the cost of a new combination oven, to include its size if fitted in a cavity, mull over whether you liked the Samsung and can you be bothered to learn how a new product works and then decide ~ if you need to locate a good engineer in your area message me on here and I'll find you one close to you. Hope that has been of help ~ now kindly rate my service, you can come back anytime for more information once this is done at no extra cost ~ Ian
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