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My GE Turntable microwave has power, lights come on, and timer works, the heating device doesn't come on

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My GE Turntable microwave has power, lights come - moz-screenshot-2.jpgSounds like the magnetron has failed. This is the component that produces the microwave that heats the food. The cost of the magnetron is about 95% of the cost of a microwave . Most people don't, for this reason, replace the magnetron, they replace the whole oven which is probably what you will end up doing. There is a possibility that the circuit that provides power to the magnetron is faulty and you need to take it apart, find the proper electrical leads and test them with a volt meter. To do this you have to remove it from its mounting and take it apart. It is a fairly lengthy process however.

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It could be one of the door safety interlock switches.

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