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NEFF H5430W0GB microwave oven fails to start when Start button

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NEFF H5430W0GB microwave oven fails to start when Start button is pressed.
Deatals:
One sets the time and temperature, presses the Start button, after 3 seconds have elapsed on the clock, it switches off.
What is the reason?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 2 years ago.
Hi, welcome to Just answer .... the problem seems to be with the magnetron that has failed and will need replacement, the cost will be around £100 + labor__________________________________________________________________________________________If you have further questions I will be pleased to assist you .. Please remember to RATE my answer Excellent or Good Service when you are satisfied....Thanks
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I have a new megatron for this model of NEFF microwave oven. It is available from an on - line supplier for £59.50 including VAT and delivery. Is there anything I need to know before I replace the faulty megatron myself?

With regards,

Mike

Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 2 years ago.
Mike, as the microwave has high voltage even when turned off we do not recommend anyone who does not have expertise to repair/replace any parts
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Kevin,

Thank you for the warning. I'm a practical engineer with experience in high voltage ignition systems for commercial and other vehicles and consider myself to be capable of changing a faulty magnetron. I also have all the necessary tools and a good AVO-meter.

I was expecting a practical answer, like what to look out for, what terminals to isolate, which to leave alone. All in one sentence please.

Thanks and regards,

Mike

Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 2 years ago.
Mike, discharge the HV capacitor before you begin with anything on your Microwave ... after this you can replace the magnetron
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