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Have magic chef mcd990arb. it was zapped by power surge. what could have been damaged and it is worth repair

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Well if it has been Zapped then usually it is only? the Power supply side of things, the Bridge Rectifier, Controller etc, especially if it wasn't actually "heating" at the time. But also it may have fried the Computer Chip, in the "Brain" of the microwave. These days though, it often costs more to repair than replace, and anyway I always say, if you fix it you still have a fixed thing that may have further problems, as things go. If it's new at least you can take it back.

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