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Heat element not working

I purchased my over the counter microwave almost 7 years ago and it has worked perfectly until today. Nothing gets hot and there is a slight noise when i turn it on and a slight smell. Is is worth getting repaired or should I just buy a new one? Service call is $125. Thank you!!

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Well, if there is not heating the food and making a loud buzzing or humming sound when it is on, then the magnetron has failed. It typically shorts out and fails. The magnetron for this cost $140 plus the cost of the service call, you're better off buying a new oven. Hope this helps.

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