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GE Microwave Model # JE1860: Unit does not heat. The timer counts down, but the oven does not heat.

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  • rushipa Apr 22, 2009

    I have the same problem.. Control Pad lights up.. When express cook or time cook is selected, the timer counts down BUT the turntable does not turn, no sound at all... Just before the count down starts, a small click is heard... I tried other options like Popcorn and got an error message that said " sensor error, close door and press start"



    Any help would be appreciated...The model is JE1860.. Thank you...

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    I have the exact same problem as Rushipa! What's wrong?

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    When you hit Start to cook, do the inside light and turntable come on?

    Any unusual noises? Is it louder or quieter than usual?

    These answers will help me judge whether it's in the high voltage
    section (magnetron, transformer, or diode) or the control section
    (door switch or control board relay or connection).


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When you hit Start to cook, do the inside light, cooling fan, and turntable come on?

Any unusual noises? Is it louder or quieter than usual?

These answers will help me judge whether it's in the high voltage section (magnetron, transformer, or diode) or the control section (door switch or control board relay or connection).

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