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Hello Nicoleewilli,
If your microwave is a tabletop model and it no longer heats up food in the oven compartment then there is a high probability that one of the main components that generates microwave energy has failed. ( Magnetron tube, filament transformer, HV Capacitor but none are user servicable unless you are properly trained. Unfortunately, the cost to repair would probably exceed the cost to replace so unless there is some obvious problem ( external fuse or power cord issue).. it probably isn't worth fixing..
Sorry to be the bearer.. but. that's my take..
Good Luck
Rick

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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