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I have the GE Profile 120 Advantium, it does not heat

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I have the GE Profile 120 Advantium, it does not heat very well. Sometimes takes a long time to heat. Made in 2004.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.

If you've had the microwave for a few years, it's likely that the magnetron tube is wearing out, and it needs to be replaced. I suggest that you have a professional service person diagnose the power circuit to make sure of this. It's not really a DIY job, because there's 4,000 volts produced in the circuit, and it requires special testers to analyze the problem. The magnetron costs between $125 and $150.


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