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GE Advantium Microwave not heating food

I have  GE Advantium Model #SCA2000BBB 03, when trying to use the microwave, it sounds as though it is working, but the food does not heat up. I do not know of anything that could have caused any damage, it just up and quit working. I live in a rural area and do not know of anyone to work on it, please share anything you may know. I am hoping it is something I can fix myself, this oven was very expensive and should last longer than it has. Everything else seems to be working fine.

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  • cradlebandit Dec 09, 2008

    Yes I have the same problem no microwave heating also handle broke at about 3 yr. unit now 5 yr. old. I drilled out handle and replaced screws, no more problems until now. I fell unit should last more than 5 yr.

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If you want it fixed call sears for service. I would not recommend taking this microwave apart if you dont work on them for a living. only because there are 14 million thing that need to be remove to do a simple repair.

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