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Power surge The power will surge ~ the light will dim & you can hear the power go down. I turn off and back on and it works. This is starting to happen more and more. Help, it is only 5 years old.

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The high-voltage transformer being overloaded by something shorting it out. Either the magnatron or the high-voltage capacitor and diode. Replace the capacitor and diode then if still not working, replace the magnatron. The magnatron is only affordable to do it yourself - buy the part on EBAY - lookup "universal magnatron"
Hope ya fix it!

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