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Hmv9305/01 microwave @ 13months old the magnetron blew, authorized bosch repairman, replaced using bosch magnetron. warranty for 90 days jan of 2011 same problem, why does this happen? should i ditch this piece of #$? and purchase a different brand? the original repair was almost the cost of the microwave.

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With all due respect, what are you doing to it?
If you use it with nothing in the cavity, that will kill the magnetron otherwise it will last for years and years.
Very unusual and Bosch is a well respected name.
If there is a probem with the oven, Bosch will replace it so take it up with Bosch.

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Microwave oven usualy brake magnetron cost putting foil,metal inside ... or not good installation of new magnetron before install new magnetron need to clean housing of magnetron , take off all carbon got from old magtube

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