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Microwave cooked dinner and now does work

It is dead, dead and dead
Breaker is not tripped.
Check volts (240) and there is power the outlet.
any suggestions? Would like to potentially replace internal fuse but not sure if that is something I can do and how to go about it. Can't find any online literature that describes what to do. Moved into this home in May and already had to replace a 5 year old Bosch dishwasher and a 6 year old Maytag Washing Machine....what do high end electronics fail so much?

Anyone assistance is def. appreciated. I am located in MetroWest Boston....

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  • jen l Jul 10, 2008

    It shuts itself down when you try to use it. Smelled like plastic melting a few times before it died, but we thought it was the small plastic pieces on the turnstyle that keeps coming off. Not sure if it's worth having someone repair it or just buy new.

  • scschroder1 Dec 09, 2008

    I have the same problem.
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I had the same exact problem -- turned out the cooling fan for the magnetotron wasn't coming on because of a bad relay on the main control board. When the magnetotron overheated a safety kicked on which tripped an internal relay and killed power to the unit. GE repair guy diagnosed and resolved the problem. Only snag was that they didn't have a spare board so I had to wait a few days for them to deliver a replacement and for the guy to come back and install it. Now has been working for 5 days... of course I probably jinxed myself now! :)

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