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Last night it started making a funny noise and it sparked

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There is a short somewhere. check the fuse. replace if defective. reset timer. if trouble persists, replace magnetron. or replace unit if cheaper.

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

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HAD SAME ISSUE 6 YEARS AGO.

ITS A MAJOR PART AND ITS NOT SAFE IN THAT STATE.

IT JUST SLIPS MY MIND AS TO WHAT IT IS CALLED.

UNPLUG IT.

CALL A REPAIR SHOP.

TELL THEM WHAT HAPPENED, TELL THEM TO QUOTE A PRICE.

KEEP IN MIND THAT A NEW MICROWAVE IS PRETTY CHEAP THESE DAYS.

GOOD LUCK.

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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