Question about GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

1 Answer

F5 lights comes

I was trying to cook a potaoe on the potatoe button it stopped after a few minutes with the F5 on the screen

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • GE Master
  • 9,098 Answers

It's a shorted humidity sensor.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

There should also be a "mini-manual" (tech sheet) hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting, testing, and locating components.

At our site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Nov 21, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Samsung microwave ME21K7010DS displays C-10 when I select potato. Stats working but after about 2 min message C-10 appears. Works fine in other settings. Microwave is about 14 months old


Older microwaves can develop any number of quirks.
Instead I suggest calculate the number of cooking time minutes needed and use that for your potato.
Be sure to fork a few holes into the skin of the potato so it doesn't "blow" and redecorate the inside of your micro.

Jan 02, 2018 | Samsung Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

How to heat cooked potatoes for mashed potatoes


hi Judy.
Put in the large pot as you peel and slice so they don't turn brown. Be sure water covers the potatoes by 2 inches, on medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce to medium-low heat, cook the potatoes for 20 minutes until the potatoes are soft and fork tender. Turn off the heat, and drain well in a colander.24 Nov 2015

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Reheated 5 Ways - Delicious Table

https://www.delicioustable.com/make-ahead-mashed-potatoes-reheated-5-ways/
if you want to know more go to this link.
How to heat cooked potatoes for mashed potatoes Google Search

Nov 23, 2017 | Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Why does my microwave go dead when i bake potatoes 9 minutes, goes dead then comes back


The thermal cutout on either the magnetron or cavity might be opening. Sometimes these cutouts become defective and open at too low of a temperature. Or, you might have an air flow obstruction to the magnetron, or cooling fan problem.

If you need further help, I’m available over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/david_29ad5d1dd86564b0

Jun 24, 2016 | Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Auto Cook not working


If autocook is not working and everything else it, there is an issue with the sensor in the oven that detects the steam, The emission of steam is what triggers that unit to shut off. If it wont cook on any settings then the issue is with the microwave generator not putting out enough power. This could be from a lot of things.

Dec 16, 2013 | Sharp R959SLMA 900 Watts Convection /...

1 Answer

Microwave oven no. NN-A514 cuts out when cooking


I had that issue and I opened the unit and there was a fuse near where the power went in. Went to the small local hardware store and they ordered it. It was well under $5 (can't remember) but it still works over 10 years later.
If the fuse blew again I would have trashed the unit.

Dec 21, 2017 | Panasonic Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Shuts down on potato button only


Not much info to go on here. Are you putting in the number of potatoes vs.the cook time? Most microwave potato functions would not read "5 minutes." It would be read as a request to cook 500 hundred potatoes.

Oct 15, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Did I blow it up????


After washing you need to poke holes in potatoe skins or the steam can cause them to explode. Cook potatoes no longer than 6 to 8 minutes depending on your units power.

Microwave ovens can be very dangerous if damaged, so you will be safer to replace the unit. Better safe than sorry. Service on microwave ovens is not cost effective, and the newer ovens are very reasonable.

Ray

Oct 28, 2008 | GE XL1800 1100 Watts Microwave Oven

1 Answer

I bought a ge microwave 5/20/08. I have used it several times and it has worked well. Today I was cooking baked potatoes. I usually do them 1 by 1 and then put them in the oven for a crip skin. After...


It should default to the high power level without your having to select that.

But if you think it may have a problem, you could unplug it for a few minutes then plug it back in and try again.

After that, if it's not acting as it should according to the owner's manual, it may need service.

If so, since it's under warranty, I would let GE fix it.GE Customer Service is online here.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

May 25, 2008 | GE Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Comes on when you open door, and now it finally quit working


I think you've put up with enough hassle from this unit and should get another one. Intermittant flakey problems are hard (read expensive) to fix.

Dec 29, 2007 | Panasonic NN-S962 Microwave Oven

Not finding what you are looking for?
GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven Logo

Related Topics:

425 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GE Microwave Ovens Experts

William Miller
William Miller

Level 3 Expert

9098 Answers

Devabhakthuni...
Devabhakthuni...

Level 2 Expert

225 Answers

vince

Level 3 Expert

1216 Answers

Are you a GE Microwave Oven Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...