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Why would my microwave be buzzing, I just got it for Christmas and I can't leave it plugged in because it constantly buzzes?

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There are loose laminations in the transformer causing the noise. A replacement transformer will stop the noise or indeed re-crimping the cover on the transformer will possibly clear the noise.

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