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The turntable on our microwave has stopped turning, R-510HK. Where can I take this unit to be repaired. Or is it cheaper to buy a new one?

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Problem: Fans or turntables that do not work.
Possible causes:

1. Gummed up lubrication or bad motor bearing(s).
2. Loose or broken belt.
3. Bad motor.
4. Bad thermostat.
5. Bad connections

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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