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Pop in the vent area followed by no heating

When cooking, I heard a "pop" in the vent area when I first turned the microwave on, and now the microwave won't heat food. I did not hear the pop in subsequent tries, although I still can't heat. Could this be a door switch problem? Thanks

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Re: Pop in the vent area followed by no heating

This is not likely a door switch problem. That pop was probably a part blowing, most likely the high voltage rectifier diode. If you or a friend want to check into and repair this, here is a good link for safety info & do-it-yourself info: Find & buy GE repair parts here: If that isn't it, please repost with new details. Good luck and be safe. Your rating of this answer is appreciated.

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