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I WAS HEATING SOMETHING UP IN MY OVER THE RANGE MICROWAVE AND IT JUST WENT "POOF" AND EVERYTHING QUIT.

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Obviously something blew in the oven. This will require shop service. It can be anything from the main controler to one of the power supplies.

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