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Recently bought a ge over the range microwave oven on 04/17/2008 now the express cook, the timer defrost buttons don't work. everything else works

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The first thing I would suggest is a hard reset. Unplug the unit for a minute or so. Then plug it back in, set the clock and try again.

If you still have trouble, it should be fully covered under warranty. I'd suggest contacting the manufacturer to get it fixed free.

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