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No heat coming out because the magnetron tube which responsible for generating the microwave energy is not working anymore! You must replace it with the same rating. But before doing "condemning" the magnetron, its nearby fuse might be blown better replace it first (if blown) with the same rating its cheaper than the magnetron tube.
Hope my answer help you.

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