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I have a microwave built in 1998. It is a GE Model # JES1244WA001 and it won't heat. When we turn it on, it acts normal, but it just won't heat. I unplugged it and plugged it back in but that didn't help. Any suggestions?

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Hello, let me see if i can assist you.

When the microwave sounds okay, but there's no heat, one of the internal door switches, the high voltage circuitry, or the circuit board may have a problem. To resolve this problem, you need the assistance of a qualified appliance repair technician.

Since your microwave is 11 years old, most technicians would recommend that you trash it and buy a new one. The repair will cost more than a new microwave.

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