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Goldstar MV1610ST is 1.5yrs old and will not cook. All other functions work fine and the fuse is good. There is a loud buzzing coming from either the mag or the trans.

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I would say you have a bad door switch or door switch mount, or your door is loose or out of alignment.

But since it's new, and under warranty, I would contact Goldstar (LG) customer service to have them repair it free.

Contact LG at 1-800-243-0000 or http://us.lgservice.com

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Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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hi
probably not if it is the magnatron then it usually not worth ityou when you say no output do you mean from the trany our on the microwave itself if it is the trany then you need to check the diodesand cap if they are ok then it will most likely be the magy
cheers grant

Posted on Oct 22, 2008

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try opening the case and checking the internal fuses. these normally cause the problem

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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try opening the case and checking the internal fuses. these normally cause the problem

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hi
probably not if it is the magnatron then it usually not worth ityou when you say no output do you mean from the trany our on the microwave itself if it is the trany then you need to check the diodesand cap if they are ok then it will most likely be the magy
cheers grant

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But since it's new, and under warranty, I would contact Goldstar (LG) customer service to have them repair it free.

Contact LG at 1-800-243-0000 or http://us.lgservice.com

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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