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4205 stops after a few seconds, beeps, every segment of every digit lights up.

I have a 9 month old MMV4205BAB, and it stops when running. It has been fairly good at cooking the first 7 months. Then one day, it would start 'cooking' normally and after 2 to 5 seconds, will give a 1 second 'beep' then all the display illuminates ( every segment of every digit) like 8's with an X in them. And the cook process stops. The Maytag 'Authorized' repair service has been out 2 times and keeps telling us the replacement parts are sabotaged, but the SAME PROBLEM is found. m

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Sabotaged??? What could they mean by that?? It could be a bad control panel or connection, but I would say you have a bad magnetron, the magnetron is mounted loosely, or the RF gasket (mesh washer) on the magnetron is missing, loose or damaged. I would contact MayTag and see if they have a different authorized servicer in your area, or get on the phone and complain to them in great detail. Do not put up with this, please.

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