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Microwave runs but the food is cold. So not working.

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Check the door safety interlock switches. If not working ... the oven thinks the door is open and will not allow magnatron to activate. Remove the cover to access.

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LOL then every thing does not work . and unless it runs food will be cold . have to set in a time for it to cook , unless there are preset times as 1 would be 1 minute and so on

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Seems like you have a bad magnetron and it may need to be replaced or you may just want to save yourself the hassle, and get a replacement. Hope that helps.

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Please help....It was just like a "Frankenstein" movie.


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