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When you press start the microwave starts with a low hum and sounds like a bearing or fan is vibrating, micrwave still heats up and works just runs rough. Bruce

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Ther is a loose peace of metal in the magnetron, it is not a big worry, it's just noisy, i have a noisy microwave and it is working fine for 10 years now, if you use the defrosting mode you should hear the noise (on and off) because in the defrost mode the magnetron energises on and off, it could be the cabinet vibrating as well look for loose peaces of metal

Good luck!

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