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I have a GE Advantium 120 above the range microwave. It was

manufactured in 2009. When you...
I have a GE Advantium 120 above the range microwave. It was manufactured in 2009. When you try to run it the timer works but the turntable does move and the microwave doesn't run. Given the age should I just buy a new one or is it worth fixing?
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This is probably something still worth fixing actually. The problem your microwave is having means that the microwave thinks one of your 3 door switches has failed. Now that means that one of the 3 door switches is bad, or the smart board is bad and isn't reading the switch properly. The board isn't usually the issue and the switches are usually only $25 or so for each switch so even if you pay trip and labor for someone to replace the switch, I think it's worth fixing the microwave because these Advantium units are not cheap.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Thank you. Are the switches something I could replace myself or is it best to call a technician?

It might be something you can replace yourself if you're really handy, but unless you have a multimeter to test them you wouldn't know which one to replace.

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