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Brand new Emerson used once to heat cup of coffee. Now light comes on, clock ticks away the time, end is signaled when done, but turntable does not turn and there doesn't appear to be any heat.

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First of all, since it's new, it's still under warranty.

If you've had it less that 30 days, I would return it to the dealer for a new one.

If it's older than 30 days, I would contact Emerson for service. Let them fix it free!

For more help from Emerson visit here or get help using your appliance at 1-800-898-9020 ; Get help locating a servicer or parts at 1-800-695-0098.

Just FYI, it's probably a bad door switch or loose door switch mount.

We're happy to help you and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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Please remember that this highly sofisticated kitchen appliance was once only available to the ultra rich, back when the first Amana Radarranges were available for sale. These microwaves once had the unbelievable pricing at around $1200, all so some ultra rich person could reheat their leftover quails eggs and caviar, (along with that peruvian cop of coffee that their butler let go cold).

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kindly rate me please

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