Question about GE JVM1490 Convection/Microwave Oven
In my GE Spacemaker JVM1490, I have replaced the bulbs several times - even if I don't touch the bulb at all, they seem to burn out all too often. Anyway, my current problem is this: Last time I pulled the bulb out, one of the bulb's leads broke off in the socket. I cannot reach the end of the broken lead with pliers - nothing protrudes from the opening. So I've been living without the light, but it's annoying. Do you recommend replacing the socket and is that something I can do alone, or is this a service call? I haven't attempted to unscrew anything - I'm worried that it'll be hard to put back together if I try. Any suggestions gratefully received - thank you.
Be sure to disconnect the oven from the power line before removing or installing bulbs or working on it. You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number (without the suffix) here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383 We have critical safety & disassembly info at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
Posted on Apr 23, 2007
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