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I purchased a GE Microwave (model #JVM1540DM2WW; serial # XXXXX)

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I purchased a GE Microwave (model #JVM1540DM2WW; serial # XXXXX) back in Feb 2010 and last night it is no longer heating . The light works, the glass plate goes aroud, but it no longer heats up food. Any recommendation?

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The Home Smithy :

You probably have a bad magnitron. These have a 5 year warrenty7 on them. The only problem is if you call for service and it turns out it isnt the magnitron they will charge you for the service call.

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Either way the best thing to do is let a professional handle the repair. If done incorrectly you can at best ruin something in the unit, and at worst you could caus the unit to emit dangerous microwaves.

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what is a fair price for a service call?

The Home Smithy :

Service calls range from around 50 bucks to 95 bucks. Depends on the area you are in and any possible driveing time.

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