Question about GE JE1640 Microwave Oven
Our house came with a GE JE1640 microwave and trim kit. This year the microwave magnetron tube died. Cost to repair is too high, even with warranty, so I'd like to get another microwave that fits same trim kit.
What is the model number for this trim kit?
What microwave models will fit this?
Finally built up the courage to call GE Appliance number and weave my way through the phone menu system. Pressed the right menu option (sales) to speak to someone about trim kits. Found out that the trim kit model number is JX1527MWW. Then called back to select a different menu option (other) and learned from someone else that since the trim kit model is more than 1-2 years old, there's a slim-to-none chance any new microwave models will work with it, and even if there was they couldn't easily cross-reference against a model that old to tell me which one (or something to that effect). So I hit a dead end. Only option for me at this point is to buy a new microwave with new trim kit.
(Personal note: I think the trim kit business is a racket, in bed with the microwave manufacturers. Why else would there be no standard dimensions for microwaves by now--like refrigerators have--and why is it a few pieces of sheet metal cost over $150? Pretty convenient that every microwave model needs its own trim kit model!)
Posted on Nov 22, 2008
Is microwave needs ventilation when it is fix on wall of kitchen?
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