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My microwave oven as stoped heating up my food allthough the built in grill and the convection oven are still working normal what as gone wrong and is worth getting fixed or will it be cheaper to buy a new one.

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Put a cup of water in micro and turn on to full power listen for a buzzing noise coming on and off if this noise is not there there is a good chance chance the magnatron has failed and will need replacing which is more likely to be more epensive than a new microwave

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In all likelihood the mangnetron has failed, or perhaps even the Power Supply. 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.

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

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