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#936975 - 04/13/18 05:59 PM Microwave is suddenly extra noisy and not cooking
johninpa Offline
newbie

Registered: 07/19/15
Posts: 24
Samsung MW4351 from 1997. After some research, I took the diode out and tested it with a 9v battery. It's continuous in both directions, ie not a diode any more, so I'd like to replace it as step one. Can I replace it with any microwave diode that fits? I can't find any parts info on my particular model number.

Thanks

John
PS Removed diode, square cross section, is labeled HVR-1X 3 and SK 6009. Shrunk on insulation says VERSAFIT (9.0/4.5) CSA.


Edited by johninpa (04/13/18 06:03 PM)

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#936985 - 04/13/18 10:45 PM Re: Microwave is suddenly extra noisy and not cooking [Re: johninpa]
jeff1 Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/24/03
Posts: 12717
Loc: Ont Canada
Hi,

Quote:
MW4351


Please recheck, I could only get close.
MW4371G/XAA MW5351G/XAA

Quote:
Can I replace it with any microwave diode that fits?


Not really.

This is a common Samsung microwave diode...

- High voltage diode

jeff.

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#937127 - 04/15/18 11:43 PM Re: Microwave is suddenly extra noisy and not cooking [Re: johninpa]
johninpa Offline
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Registered: 07/19/15
Posts: 24
Thanks,Jeff!
That's all there is in the model no. box.

I'll try your suggestion for a part.

John

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#937132 - 04/16/18 07:16 AM Re: Microwave is suddenly extra noisy and not cooking [Re: johninpa]
johninpa Offline
newbie

Registered: 07/19/15
Posts: 24
No longer on site but there may be final letter G as in Model 4351G.

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#937190 - 04/16/18 09:39 PM Re: Microwave is suddenly extra noisy and not cooking [Re: johninpa]
jeff1 Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/24/03
Posts: 12717
Loc: Ont Canada
That one seems to work...

MW4351G - Common repair parts linked here.

Comes up as the same diode I linked to.

jeff.

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