Question about GE JE2160 Microwave Oven
A microwave can be dead
for many reasons.
It may be the fuse, which is usually located on the floor of the oven behind the control panel, between the door switches, or on the filter board near where the cord comes into the unit.
If the fuse is good, it may be an open thermostat or thermal cutout (TCO) / thermal fuse on or near the magnetron or on top of the cavity / body of the oven.
Here are some links you or someone you know can use (in order given) but read the safety warnings first:
You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.
In many models there is a "mini-manual" (tech sheet) hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or elsewhere, which is very helpful when troubleshooting, testing, and locating components.
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Posted on Jan 12, 2009
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