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Jenn Air Microwave won't cook

From previous problem posts my microwave appears to be working from outside but does have a strange smell and does not heat the food. From your previous posts sounds like a magnetron- it is a built in over our stove-
what does this type of rpr run- worth it on a 7 yr old microwave in your opinion?

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  • jsfigore Jan 06, 2009

    I just posted the same problem only my unit is part of a built in microwave / oven combination. Not sure what model, if any, would be a good replacement. Considering how costly the whole built in unit is, I think fixing the microwave or replacing only the microwave is the best way to go.

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Please reply back with your brand and model number so we can help you.

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I had the same problem with mine wich is the same built in Jenn Air jmc7000 after using an ohm meter to check some of the switches I discovered the door swith was bad replace it for about 5 dollars and it works as good as new...Good Luck

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