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Everything works on my sharp microwave except it wont heat anything up. The cooling fan, digital display, turntable, oven light all in good shape. It just wont heat anythihng up. Sharp model R-308 NP whats the deal? Can anyone help me?

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The problem is in the magnetron, "heart of the microwave oven" or the inverter board if the system is less than 7 years old.

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The fact that the microwave and convection both do not heat indicated that the oven is in demo mode, check the user manual, otherwise it will possibly be a relay not triggering, may need a pcb replacement, check Demo mode 1st....Phil

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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