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Turntable Grinding Noise

Hi, Our Spacemaker microwave turntable started making a grinding noise while turning, then stopped turning altogether. (The turntable on/off button has no effect.) I thought the motor might be shot, but after several days, I manually forced it to turn, and after "breaking loose" it started turning again -- but the grinding noise continues. Don't know how long it will continue to work, and I worry that more damage is being done with the grinding. The exact model is: GE jvm1660wb 006 Thanks for any help you can provide!

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Re: Turntable Grinding Noise

It will need a new turntable motor. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your base model number (without the suffix) here:

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