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GE Spacemaker XL 1400 Microwave

My GE Microwave appears to work -- all the control panel buttons respond. But it doesn't "energize" that is heat the food. Is the part that creates the microwave energy repair/replaceable?

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    does not heat food

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Generally, the most common causes of a failure to heat are:

- bad door switches or door switch mounts
- loose connection at the magnetron
- problem or loose connection on the control unit circuit board
- bad magnetron or other high voltage part

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and
disassembly information at our site, linked here on Fixya: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

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