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Microwave is dead. wont lite up. Power source is fine.

Accidentaly reheated water for 10 minutes instead of 1 minute. Water was gone, machine shut down, everything blank. Followed owners manual troubleshoot, no help. Is there some sort of fuse, or reset, inside the back??? What do now? Machine just now out of warranty, (one year old) GE model JE 1460 BF 03 serial VL 900474 U Thank You ! !.

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We have a similar situation where we were heating food, there is no power. The model #JVM1090 Serial # 912305S. Is there a fuse or reset button, we do have the owner's manual and would like to make the repair if it is simple.

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