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Microwave will not heat anything

The Maytag Microwave (Over the Range Mount) will not heat up anything. The table turns, the light comes on but it will not heat.
I looked at the white colored fuse but can't tell if it is blown for sure.
Is there something else that could be wrong before I go off to find a 20 amp/250 volt fuse?
I appreciate your help. Money's tight and the last guy charged an arm and a leg to come out and fix it.
It's not even that old. (2005)
He thought I made too much money he said. I'm a Realtor so now what does he think?

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  • info39545 May 20, 2009

    Thanks for your help!!

    It appears to be more difficult than I thought.

    I had the door switch replaced before now that I think of it.

    It was very costly at the time.

    I'm so over maytag microwaves. Never again.

    Thanks so much!

    On to a new one and better brand, I hope.

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To me it sounds like you have a bad thermistat there are 3 i think it was been awhile.You can bypass each one by joining the wires and then run with a cup of water for 2 min.Cheak if the water heats up.Be very carfull for a microwave can hold alot of voltage even after unpluged.If you can you can touch across with a insulted screw driver on the capaciter it is a silver.After cheaking the them and no go you may have a fualty door switch.Hope this helped:)

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