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Ge XL spacesaver Microwave blowing fuses

When I replace fuse the unit will work for about a week, then the fuse will blow again, this keeps repeating
There doesn't appear to be a reason. I go to use it in the morning and its dead yet it worked the last time it was tried.

Any idea what can cause this behaviour?

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I had the same problem.
Took it in to the local repair guy and he found the transformer was blown.
Cost $120 including tax

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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