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My daughter was heating a bowl of soup in our GE Microwave

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My daughter was heating a bowl of soup in our GE Microwave and left a metal spoon in the bowl. Now it doesn't work. Is there some kind of fuse she could have blown?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
Hi,Welcome to Just Answer, My name is XXXXX XXXXX forward to helping you today.

can you get me the full model # XXXXX the tag on the side wall inside the microwave ?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Model # XXXXX
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
okay thanks, XXXXX XXXXX microwave with a metal object inside will cause the microwaves to reflect back to the magnetron, which will cause the magnetron to fail. the part runs around #130.00 to repair however this must be done by a qualified microwave technician, Microwaves are dangerous to work on. these can store a lethal amount of voltage in the high voltage capacitor. If its not discharged correctly can kill you. please have a qualified tech take care of this issue. thanks, Bryan
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