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Dead micro outlet if giving power but 2 yr old ge spacemaker is dead...

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  • jane brown Jun 03, 2007

    could only find 15 amp...clock & micro worked but blew quickly...do you think finding correct 20 amp would make a difference?

  • jane brown Jun 03, 2007

    if the magnetron tube is defective would that cause the fuse to blow?

  • jane brown Jun 03, 2007

    tried 20 amp and it blew...it was not an appliance fuse...would that make a difference?

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I'm having the same problem a big hum and it blows the internal fuse. Replaced two fuses.

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It could be a bad in-line circit breaker fuse. Unplug the microwave and take the outside cover off. Look for the in-line circuit breaker fuse. Use a plastic fuse puller (not your hands or a metal tool as there is still voltage stored in the microwave even when it is unplugged). Look at the fuse and see if it is blown. (The metal wire running length of tube will be broken. If you have one, test with an Ohmmeter.

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