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Our GE sensor microwave oven flashes and makes loud noises when turned on and smells like something is burning. Is it worth it to have someone look at it or is it just done?

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Just about anything can be repaired if you wish to invest sufficient money. The repairs for this one is likely to exceed $100, so compare this against a fresh machine. Good luck!

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