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Our oven would not heat,everything appeared normal lights worked fan worked timer worked tried again on cook 3 closed door and lights went out and we have nothing,I have 120 volts at plug.

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Check the voltage at the primary winding of the highvoltage transformer. If it is 120 volt.then controll board part is. Now check the magnetron and related components. If the fuse and the diode are ok replace the magnetron

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Do you open the door while the machine is cooking? Do it a lot? For a long time (months)? Check your door safety interlock switches. The microswitches can not stand that type of abuse. I have personal knowledge on this. I try not to open the door until it stops, but it is hard usually to do that!!!

If you need more help, let me know.

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