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GE # JE 1860WH AH900849 not heating

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I have had this microwave for 2 1/2 years. It turns on and sounds normal. In 19 to 15 seconds it sounds louder and it is not heating. What do you think it may be. Can I fix it myself ?
Thank you,
Katherine

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Hi Kathrine,

It sounds like the magnetron may be bad, if this is the case it may still be under warranty. Check to see if it's in warranty if it is contact GE or the store you bought it from. If it is I would not recommend you repair yourself (very dangerous voltage, and a very expensive part)

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