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My microwave has power but when I put something in to heat

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My microwave has power but when I put something in to heat it up it does not heat it even though it appears that it is.... the inside table is rotating. Is there anything I can do to fix it. Thanks
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If the microwave still looks and sounds like it's working, but it's just not heating--that means your magnetron has likely failed. The magnetron is the part that actually creates the microwave to heat the food and it commonly goes bad and rarely gives a warning. The part itself costs about $100-150 so depending on the condition of the microwave, it may be better to just replace the microwave rather than repair it.

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