Question about Microwave Ovens
I wonder if the service center is still using the older version magnetrons that were subject to a campaign (not a recall, mind you!) by GE?
This was a well-known issue with the GE/Samsung magnetrons.
Otherwise, unless the cooling fan is failing, your line voltage at the outlet is too high, or you are running the microwave empty or too dry, there's not a lot else that causes magnetron failure.
So for GE to replace the whole microwave is generally not viable or economical.
Your best bet is probably to contact customer service via this page.
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Posted on Jun 29, 2008
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