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My microwave works but after a few seconds it just shuts off on itself. How can i fix this?

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I would suggest that you try it for a minute or so on the very lowest power level and see if it shuts off. If so, please post again with more detail about how it fails, such as whether it loses all power as if someone unplugged it or just acts as if someone hit the STOP button.

Posted on Apr 16, 2007

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