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I have a GE Spacemaker microwave model #JEM31SF001. The unit

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I have a GE Spacemaker microwave model #JEM31SF001. The unit turns on with light and turn table spinning but it does not heat. Please advise.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.

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did you smell any funny smells like plastic melting?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

No, I do not smell plastic melting. Although my wife turned the unit on without anything in and left it running for about 3 minitues. After that it did not work anymore.


Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
you blew the magnetron in this. these are on the high voltage side of the microwave and are very dangerous to replace, you would need a tech to do this, the part is around $105.00, running the microwave empty will do this. the microwaves reflect back and burn it out,
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