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Kenmore Elite taking long time to heat items

I Have a Kenmore Elite over the range microwave. It recently started to take long time to heat as if the power level has been decreased. I checked the power level, and it is set to high. All the items are taking very long to be heated. Can you please help me...
the model # is 721-64663300

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This is most likely a failing magnetron.

If it's less than 5 years old, Sears/Kenmore should cover the part, but you would still have to pay for a service call.

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Posted on Mar 16, 2008

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