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Microwave made loud popping noise

As the title says. My wife reported that when she pressed the start button that the unit made a loud popping noise She stopped it. I turned it on again to see if it tripped the breaker or anything and it looks and sounds to be operating normally, but it will not heat any thing. I am concerned with this loud popping noise. I heard it in the front room and it definatley sounded like an electrical type of pop. I have it unplugged right now. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: microwave made loud popping noise

The magnetron is bad. Probably cost about $50 or $60 for the part. Not too easy to replace, but it can be done.

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