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Does not heat and table won't turn except if shifitng door.

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This file should help you.
You can find links to helpful exploded view diagrams and part ordering help here.

I recommend that you bookmark that link to your favorites.Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your full model number from the tag on the unit) for more information & help.

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