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Microwave oven does not heat anything

The microwave oven does not heat anything up. Periodically it will work. The pizza oven still works. The turntable, light all works fine including the controls. we had the microwave for a about two months we love it and then it stopped working. We want to figure out how to fix it.

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  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    It's most likely a loose connection at the magnetron, a bad magnetron, or a bad connection or bad cook relay on the control board.

    Please reply back with your brand and model number so we can help you.

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Your owner's manual will tell you how long the magnetron warranty is.

You can save that home visit charge and get a diagnosis for about $25 or so by removing it from the wall and taking it to the nearest GE-authorized servicer.

If so, the installation instructions are very handy, and it's best to have two people since the microwave can be heavy and awkward.

You can download GE owner's manuals and installation instructions here.

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