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The unit at times would make a grinding type of noise like something was binding. Now the oven does not work at all. Model number is JVM1790SK01 ser # MM901025K mfg July 2007 The microwave turn table was also slow down at times. We mostly use the convection function of the oven. Less than 200 cooking hrs on the unit.

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