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EVERYTHING WORKS NO NOSIES SOUNDS LIKE IT IS WORKING WILL NOT HEA

MY MICROWAVE TURNS ON EVERYTHING IS WORKING FINE NO ODD NOISE BUT WILL NOT HEAT UP

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Could be the power fuse inside the microwave, you have to remove the casing to access these.large power fuse would seem to be the problem, this is normally 10 amps but could be 13 amp. there is also a control fuse that control the power relays
if this is blown the relays could be at fault

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