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My moms microwave isn't heating up the food and the

Customer Question

JA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?
Customer: My moms microwave isn't heating up the food and the turntable isn't turning
JA: What's the microwave's make and model? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Microwave is threes years old , make is General Electric model number is *****
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: That's it
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome to just answer my name is ***** ***** I will be the one to assist you. Sounds like the problem is with your magnetron. Since its not turning or heating. This is not a part advisable to replace by someone who has never worked on microwaves before. It holds a lethal dose of high voltage and if not handled correctly can be deadly.

I hope you have found this information helpful and would be willing to rate with 5 stars at the top so I am credited for my time. Rating does not stop you from getting back to me in the event you need me.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Would it be best to just replace the microwave
Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 9 months ago.

It may certainly be cheaper in the long run.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Where would the Magatron be located at
Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 9 months ago.

it is located in the back on the left hand side of the unit.

Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 9 months ago.

I noticed that your question was still open. Are you needing further assistance?