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Unusually loud for some reason when i start the microwave it is unusually loud. i have had this microwave for over a year now and never had problems with it until this.

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  • kaic Dec 20, 2007

    humming, the normal noise just way louder. I do not believe it has anything to do with the fan I checked the fan to be sure its not in use. I notice this when I was trying to cook popcorn.

  • kaic Dec 20, 2007

    also i do not believe it was heating up the first time i tried. im scared to use it very long though since i hear this loud humming! at most i had it going maybe 30-45 seconds before i was terrified something would happen!

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Kaic...I am not sure what is loud...fan, humming??? Are you making popcorn? Very large or small item? Does a dish get very hot?? That will do it.

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  • Robert Hirst Dec 20, 2007

    If you are that concerned, get a service person. I'm sure it will make you feel much better. Let me know.

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