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Maytag Microwave model MMV5165BA has error E-13

Just installed this new microwave. It works for a while but error 13 comes on after about 3 minutes

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The power to the microwave goes off before the required cook time is up. The entire thing goes blank, no clock, no timer, no fan. Nothing works. Finally power restores itself in 20-25 minutes. Very frustrating to have food only 1/2 cooked and be unable to finish it. Is this perhaps a sensor problem??

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