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JMy microwave come on, everything works but the food does not cook

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Defective magnetron or wrong settings

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This is a sure sign that the MAGNATRON has burnt out and needs replaced! (If the turntable works and the control panal is still working)! The MAGNATRON is what cooks the food)
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