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Microwave won't Work

Magic Chef Microwave MCB780B that we've had for about 6 months. Worked at noon but quit working later in the evening. Just dead. Something must be shorted out. All the other appliances work on that outlet. No success getting it serviced because apparently you have to fax your receipt to Magic Chef when you first purchase the product in order for it to be under warranty. Does not state that anywhere on their warranty page. Just says you need to keep the dated receipt. Any service or repairs will be my own cost. :( Home Depot won't give a refund either. :(

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Sounds like a fuse for starters, remove outer cover there will be a white cartridge appx 1"longX1/8"dia this is a ceramic fuse avail at most hardware stores in 15 or 20 amp configurations, if this blows again after repl suspect a faulty H.V. Diode/H.V. Capacitor, or the magnetron tube unless while inside unit you see something obviously wrong 2 fuses are under $5.00

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