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Bryan, Home Appliance Technician
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my microwave quit. i have power to plug. is there anything i can do

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Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 9 years ago.
Hi this is Bryan, microwaves are very dangerous for untrained person to work on, but I think it may be the internal fuse or thermal overload , how old is microwave? sometimes if its a major repair its cheaper to replace microwave. if the fuse is blown and you have it replaced and it happens again it may be an expensive fix. be careful if you attempt to repair this yourself, the capacitor stores very high voltage even when microwave is unplugged.please consider having it serviced by service tech. hope this helps, Bryan
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Customer: replied 9 years ago.
microwave is 6 yrs. old
Expert:  Bryan replied 9 years ago.
ok is it g.e.? did you hear anything pop or smell anything funny last time you used it ? did it just go off by itself or were you heating something up? let me know Bryan