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Microwave will heat v.slightly but will not cook

Microwave has always worked fine. Bought it new in Jan 2008. Went to heat some milk up the other day and it was very lukewarm and wouldn't go any hotter. User manual is useless - any tips please?!?!? Can't find product in website list but it is a Kenwood KEN ST/AL25 Microwave.

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Make sure that the power level is on high. I'm guessing you already checked that. There is a malfunction in the microprocessor, the firmware in the EPROM, The Litz Coil (high voltage high frequency) or a bad Magnetron tube. Either way, unless it is a super high end MW, it is not worth repairing unless you can do it your self. If you have a volt meter I can go through some basic troubleshooting with you when you repost. This is high voltage stuff so be careful, eye protection, rubber gloves, no jewelry.

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