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If the enternal fuse is blown, can it be fixed or is microwave dead?

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Really the external fuse can be fixed but you need to have it serviced by a reputable service centre/ man.

In all likelihood the mangnetron must have been damaged, or perhaps even the Power Supply due to fuse-cut/ malfunction.

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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