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I have a GE 1650 black microwave and is not heating anything. I heated a potato and after it was finished, the microwave went off. Thought maybe a fuse, but not is goes on though nothing is being heated. What can the problem be? Thanks

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Espringst - this is Vikki with GE. I would not recommend you disassembling the microwave and trying to do any diagnosis yourself. A qualified service technician really needs to check the unit out. The microwave contains a capaciter that retains power even when the unit is unplugged which makes it unsafe for the do-it-yourselfer to try and fix. Please call svc to check it out.

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It is possible that your magetron is not working.First of all disconnect the power, open the top,if you had checked the fuse to be good then check the high voltage power capacitor and teh wores to the magnetron. If all these seems fine then a voltge check must be made when the set works in microwave mode. Put in a cup of wter and switch on. If the relay does not click along with the fan coming on , then the relay circuit must be checked. If you are not familiar please take help as it is dangerous to probe without any klnowledge. I am sure there cannot be anything serious than a failure of the one of these. hope my advice helps you out. Good day

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