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Not heating while using heard a noise, replaced main circut board, didnot fix. noticed a part called SNUBBER is broke, it has three wires connected to it,with no circutery,any way i can jump those wires and what with what? wires are black, grey and brown help kesh

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    I have a RO-24 8 amana radar range insert that will not heat. It starts and can here the fan run. Checked for ground and the capacitor both seem to be ok.

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You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383 When a microwave is not heating and is making extra noise, it's usually a bad magnetron or high voltage transformer. But once you've looked over the documentation I pointed you to, let us know if you still have trouble.

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