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My sharp microwave is under 6 months old. I was

My sharp microwave is under 6 months old. I was using it for quick heat ups of my pets food, and now it isn't heating up at all. It started making a louder noise than before and I think I smelled a weird burning smell. Could I have burned out the engine doing these short heatups?

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It may be a shorted high voltage diode.

Since it's less than one year old, it would be fully covered under warranty. I'd suggest contacting the manufacturer to get it fixed free.

You can contact Sharp at 1-800-BE-SHARP (1-800-237-4277) or visit them online.

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