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Our Bosch heats up but the light doesn't come on and the plate doesn't rotate...the light dimmed over the course of say a week and now it's out... will replacing the light bulb make everything work right again?

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No, replacing the light and the turntable motor will be required.

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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