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GE Microwave MODel JVM1540DM1WW

The vent fan blows air from out the side of the unit and the top. This is causing the cook tops (gas) to lose convection.

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  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Can you explain this in more detail?

    It sounds like there may be a leak or a clogged filter.

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I would double check the owner;s manual and installation instructions.

You can download GE owner's manuals and installation instructions here.

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Posted on Nov 21, 2008

  • ChrisBaker20 Nov 27, 2010

    If the unit is not vented to the outdoors, it will blow out of the vents of the top of the unit (top front). Check to make sure you have a vent duct that connects to the outdoors. If you do not have a vent duct that connects to the outdoors, you can have one installed. If you do have a vent that connects to outdoors, you will need to check the vent on the top of the microwave unit. (You will have to remove the microwave to check it.) There is a metal piece on the vent that switches to either blow air out to your vent duct, or blows through to the vents on the top front of the unit.

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