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I have a 21y/o full sized Kenmore 700w microwave that I want to keep. Worked fine until this morning. Everything works except the heat.

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Sadly Kenmore only offers parts for 10 years. The truth is a new microwave for 50 dollars will be much more energy efficient than your 21 yr. old model

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