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My microwave does not warm food!

I have same problem as others. My microwave (JVM1871SH001) is 5 years old and everything appears to be working but food DOES NOT HEAT. My older and cheap microwave from Target works but not this one!! I am Very disappointed.

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Likely a magnetron problem that will cost you between $135 and $160 just for the part if searching on-line for replacement.

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