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MIcrowave light and turntable are working, but food comes out cold

Rotary type microwave works when turned on, complete with light and turntable working. The problem is food still turns out cold, which means it did not heat up.

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  • jody61 Aug 18, 2008

    Nothing unusual; no loud sound - it's a rotary model, not the digital type. The food comes out unheated, though. I also tried defrosting or thawing a container of meat, but it still came out frozen after 5 mins.even though the light went on, indicating that it started/worked.

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Any unusual noises?

    Is it louder or quieter than usual?

    Do you have the model number?


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I suspect the magnetron or high voltage transformer, and either part's cost or labor would probably be about the same as the cost of a new comparable unit.

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