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Lite bulb & fan stopped working but oven works fine.

Is it the fuse? If so, how and where do I change it? I can't find the manual from the previous owner.

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  • JPW2HUNT Jan 11, 2009

    I TRYED TO TAKE DEAD NITE LITE BULB OUT, THE BULB CAME APART AND SHORTED OUT,CAUSING THE FAN AND OTHER BULB NOT TO WORK.THE UNIT A MODEL JVM1350 WORKS FINE OTHERWISE. WIFE SAYS FIX IT ! HELP

    JIM

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Had the same problem (self induced) and shorted out the oven.  took the control board out and found i had burned the circuit between the connector and high/low light microswitch.  just jumped the circuit with a piece of solder, reinstalled the board and the fan and light started working. it doesn't have a low light setting anymore but who cares, just saved 130 bucks.  not going to tell my wife how i broke it, only how i fixed it. very proud of myself and learned a little bit, mainly unplug the unit before working on it.

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