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GE Profile Spacemaker XL 1800

4 years old. Just stop working as if no power. I checked the outlet with another appliance and there was not a problem with the outlet. I plugged it back in and nothing works. No lights, fan, clock...etc. Just completely dead. I'd rather not pay $700 plus for a new microwave if I can fix it or have someone fix it for less. Has anyone else ever had this problem?

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Yes the main fuse has blown for several different reasons. If you have no electrical know how, or experience using a multimeter you really should have a pro take a look at it. It could be anything from a bad capacitor, a bad High Voltage diode, a bad door switch or maybe even a bad magnetron or a control panel. Not really a job for a novice to attempt, as the main AC fuse will not blow for no reason. Good Luck

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