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Model JVM1640CJ03 Why is my turntable making a thumping sound? There is no sound when turntable is off.

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If the turntable tray is positioned and seated properly, it is probably a failing turntable motor. You can find usually helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your base model number (without the suffix) here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383 If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety and disassembly info at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

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To check if it is the turntable, take all that out of oven. Put a tiny microwave safe dish in and see if it will heat up some water.

Probably IS the turntable if there is no thumping in this experiment.

Posted on Dec 06, 2007

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