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No heat from microwave

I have a built-in GE spacemaker XL1400. Everything functions normally but I get no heat. I tried it at 80% and 50% as well as full power with the same problem. Is there anything I can do to troubleshoot this problem?

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It sounds like the same problem that mine is having....i suspect that the wave modulator, or in laymans terms, the thing that makes the microwaves is bad. time to get a new one as getting that particular unit repaired costs more than just buying a new one.......unless you can find a used part in good working order, or if you know someone who can help you out.

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