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My microwave keeps blowing the fuse upon hitting the start button

I have a "Magic Chef" microwave, Model No. MCD1611ST, it quit running completely while I was cooking some food. I put a new 20amp ceramic fuse in it and it lights back up, but after you set a new time and hit the start button it blows the fuse. It did this twice. What do I do at this point? Microwave is no more than 3-years old.

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You have one of three problems (H.V. diode shorted or leaky, H.V.capicitor shorted, or the magnrtron tube is beginning to draw excessive current)if thats the case its not usually worth spending that for the mag.,the other two items aren't that expensive

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