Question about GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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When Start is pressed, the oven starts but within 2 to 3 seconds the clock flickers and the oven "seizes up". I have to throw the fuse breaker to restart the clock, use the light, etc.

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In all likelihood the mangnetron has failed, or perhaps even the Power Supply. or a fault that is shutting the system down for safety reasons You need to have it serviced by a reputable service centre/man. Ensure you get a firm "Quote" before proceeding, and remember these days the cost of repair can equal or exceed the price of a new one.

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