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My GE Spacemaker XL 1800 microwave is making noise on the top end. It's not the turntable. There is a round disk at the top inside that has OPEN CLOSE markings. It seems to be held by a little button which won't push in. Is it just stuck? Any ideas on what's wrong and how to get at it?

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The button is a rivet which pulls out. That holds the stirrer cover in place.

When the cover is removed, that will expose the stirrer. It may have some grease accumulation, or the motor may be bad.

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

Any damaged parts will need to be replaced.

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

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