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Microwave will not heat food

All controls, lights, turntable works fine, but it just stopped heating the food.

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Dear Pam,

I am familiar with this problem...

It can be the drive belt for the microwave dispersing unit (fan), which is an quick, inexpensive repair... a burned wire, which is also a quick, inexpensive repair... or a chip on the circuit board that has blown, most likely due to a lightning strike or other power surge, not as quick and a little more expensive to repair...

My recommendation is to unplug the microwave, take the cover off after removing the cover screws with a screwdriver, and just be nosy... take a good look for something obvious like any of the above items...

Write back if I can be any further help...


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Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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