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Danby micro: turns, lights, doesn't heat

It heated milk for 30 minutes last night, then did not heat at all this morning.

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Heating for that long may have damaged the magnetron.

I would suggest you contact Danb for assistance:
http://www.danby.com/page.asp?code=2

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Posted on Dec 06, 2007

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