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    plate rotates while heating but not when food is cooking

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I'm assuming you are talking about the turntable tray. If it's not rotating, make sure your microwave does not have a feature that allows you to disable the turntable rotation (refer to your owner's manual). If it's not a simple operator function, you more than likely have a defective turntable motor. The motor is located under the bottom of the microwave oven. It is a simple repair that requires minimal tools. If you wish to attempt a repair yourself, please post your complete model number (located aorund the door opening) and I can locate a part number for you. I hope this helps you.

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