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My GE Spacemaker Microwave Oven appears to be working normally (light comes on, table turns, sounds normal), but it doesn't cook anything. Might there be an easy fix to this problem?

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Unscrew the screws holding the exterior shell to the unit, then lift off. Now unplug the magnetron and take it in the shop to match up the #s so you can get an exact replacement. Now install the new part and you should be re-heating left overs in no time. Make sure you discharge the capacitor before poking around inside or you will shock the hell out of yourself. Unless your sadistic and like that sort of pain, then forget about the last suggestion.

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