Question about General Electric PEB1590DMBB: Profile 1.5 Cu. Ft. Countertop Convection/Microwave Oven

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My GE Profile Countertop Convection/Microwave Oven PEB1590DMBB Has stopped working.

Light comes on when door is opened and timer counts down, but turntable is not turning and it is not heating. Went kind of crazy yesterday evening - cooked vegetables and when finished it beeped as normal but when I opened the door it kicked on (turntable turning and microwave running). I had to unplug it to turn it off. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.

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It sounds like you may have a shorted cook relay on the control circuit board which can be repaired simply and inexpensively.

A YouTube video showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes, is here.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Dec 01, 2012

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You have a blown actuator. This is the device that creates the microwaves that cook the food. The cost of one of these will be as much as a new unit.

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Microwave won't heat, and turntable doesn't turn

All the parts you mention are very inexpensive, but yours does not have a triac.

It could be the cook relay, but it's more likely to be a switch.

Looking at the schematic, it's probably a bad primary interlock (upper door switch) or maybe its mount is bad.

Even though a door switch clicks, it may still be bad inside.

Door switch or mount trouble is usually caused by slamming the door or by opening the door while it's cooking without hitting the Stop pad first.

There are plastic mounts inside the microwave which hold the door switches and onto which the door latches lock when you close the door.

The screws on these mounts may be loose. If they get too loose, the switches will not be activated properly.

Sometimes it's a broken tab on the switch holder, allowing the switch to rotate just out of position. This tab can be hard to see, since it is under the bottom edge of the switch.

If you have a broken mount, it's usually more economical and safer to just add a dab or two of hot glue to the mount to secure the switch. Let it cool for about 30 minutes before using.

Here are some helpful links:
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/safety.txt
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/disassembly.txt
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/doorsw.txt

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

There may also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or elsewhere, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

If you only need a switch, you can order a universal type here for $5 postpaid.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: GE microwave will not heat, everything else works, any ideas?

Hi! the problem you have stated indicates that the magnetron its not functioning, check for busted fuse.

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SOURCE: The microwave part of GE profile JVM1190

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