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My GE Profile microwave will not heat all of a sudden. It is not quite 2 years old. It starts up but won't heat. Do you know what the problem could be? Could it be the magnetron? Thanks, Sharon

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If the fans are running, the cavity lamp is lit, and the platter is rotating as if the oven is working, this indicates that the safety switches should be okay.

This indicates that the fault may be with the main controler board, or with the power supply for the magnetron. On rare occasions, the magnetron may be defective.

You can bring the oven in for a service estimate. If it is out of warranty, you may find it a little bit expensive to service in relation to changing it.


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