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Microwave dying Whenever I try and use our microwave, it will start to work, then after about 10 sec the screen will flicker and make odd noises, then it shuts off. It comes back on, and says 'Check food' and 'Power loss' or something similar. My best guess for this is a worn/dead fuse, but I really have no idea. Our specific model is JVM1870CF

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Re: Microwave dying

Next time set a cup of water inside and set it for 1 min press the start button then hold the door in see if it runs thru the cycle let me know

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if this is blown the relays could be at fault

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