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The Microwave part of the oven does not work and the oven makes a buzzing noise. It does not heat, it does not defrost... I would appreciate all the help, I can get. Thank You in advance. Katherine

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MAGNTRON is bad . common ge problem . it can be replaced but if you do not have to properly test and discharge the capacator doing this job CAN KILL YOU so be carefull

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