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How to replace charcoal filter on GE DVM1950dr1bb

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SOURCE: I can not locate my charcoal filter

Charcoal filter is behind the grille at the top of the oven. Find screws in front or at top of the grille and remove them.  Remove the grille by shifting to one side and pulling forward with the door open.  You should see a slot where the filter is inserted.  Remove old filter and replace with new.  Note which side of old filter is up and position the new one the same way.  The filter sits on tabs at the side and back.   Replace grille and screws.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: How do you install charcoal filter on a GE profile Convection oven.

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Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: need help selecting proper charcoal filter

It's Part No. WB06X10359.

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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SOURCE: GE PROFILE SPACEMAKER 2 JVM2070SH001

That's covered in the owner's manual. If for some reason you don't have yours, you can download GE owner's manuals and installation instructions here.

You can find handy exploded views and order parts (including filters) here.

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Posted on Jan 11, 2011

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SOURCE: ge profile spacemaker 2.0 model#JVM2070SH001

That's covered in the owner's manual. If for some reason you don't have yours, you can download GE owner's manuals and installation instructions here.

You can find handy exploded views and order parts (including filters) here.

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

Posted on Jan 11, 2011

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Replacing light bulbs?



Replace the burned-out bulb with a 120 volt, 30-watt incandescent bulb (WB36X10198), available from your GE supplier
  • 1 To replace the oven light,
first disconnect the power at the main fuse or circuit breaker panel or pull the plug.
  • 2 Remove the top grille by
taking out the 2 screws that hold it in place.
  • 3 Remove the charcoal
filter (if present) to access the light cover (see Remove Charcoal Filter section).
  • 4 Remove the light cover
located near the center of the oven that holds the bulb. Remove the bulb by gently turning. Replace with the same size and type bulb.
  • 5 Replace the light cover
and charcoal filter (if present).
  • 6 Replace the grille and
screws. Connect electrical power to the oven.
The full owners manual can be found here: http://products.geappliances.com/MarketingObjectRetrieval/Dispatcher?RequestType=PDF&Name=49-40474.pdf

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GE Microwave oven JVM1440BH01 vent does not draw fumes from the stove top even though motor is running and air is coming out of the top vent.


Your grease filter or charcoal filter may be clogged.

I would refer you first to the owner's manual, then if everything is set up right, you may need to clean the filter (if it's a grease filter) or if it;s a charcoal filter, it will have to be replaced.

You can find links to helpful exploded view diagrams and part ordering help here.

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Message to change filter but unit exhaust up to stack?


Grease filters change from the bottom side of the unit.

Charcoal filter is changed as follows:
To Remove Charcoal Filter
To remove the charcoal filter, disconnect power
at the main fuse or circuit breaker panel or
pull the plug.
Remove the top grille by removing the screws
that hold it in place and sliding the grille to the
left (opening the door makes grille removal
easier). Slide the filter towards the front of the
oven and remove it.
To Install Charcoal Filter
To install a new filter, remove plastic and other
outer wrapping from the new filter.
Insert the filter into the top opening of the oven as
shown. It will rest at an angle on 2 side support tabs
and in front of the right rear tab. Replace the grille
and screws.

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Changing filter


The grease filter is changed from the bottom of the unit.

The charcoal filter is changed as follows:

To Remove Charcoal Filter
To remove the charcoal filter, disconnect power
at the main fuse or circuit breaker panel or
pull the plug.
Remove the top grille by removing the screws
that hold it in place and sliding the grille to the
left (opening the door makes grille removal
easier). Slide the filter towards the front of the
oven and remove it.
To Install Charcoal Filter
To install a new filter, remove plastic and other
outer wrapping from the new filter.
Insert the filter into the top opening of the oven as
shown. It will rest at an angle on 2 side support tabs
and in front of the right rear tab. Replace the grille
and screws.

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I can not locate my charcoal filter in my GE Spacemaker Profile JMV2070BH02 where is the charcoal filter


Charcoal filter is behind the grille at the top of the oven. Find screws in front or at top of the grille and remove them.  Remove the grille by shifting to one side and pulling forward with the door open.  You should see a slot where the filter is inserted.  Remove old filter and replace with new.  Note which side of old filter is up and position the new one the same way.  The filter sits on tabs at the side and back.   Replace grille and screws.

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How do you install charcoal filter on a GE profile Convection oven.


You can download GE owner's manuals and installation instructions here.

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

Jun 02, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

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Where is the charcoal filter?


There is no charcoal filter unless you replaced the standard filter with a carcoal filter. Also, it may have m=been changed to a charcoal filter if the unit was alterd during installation as a re-circulating vent, not vented to the outside via the roof or wall.

The filter (Charcoal or not) is on the bottom of the unit. Put your head under the microwave and look up, there it is.

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When opening the door a venting sound immediately starts up.


The charcoal filter needs to be changed every 6-12 months, or sooner if it gets clogged.

You can download GE owner's manuals and installation instructions here.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts (including charcoal filters) by entering your full model number from the tag on the oven here.

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Cannot remove the front grill of GE Micro to replace filter


I have a new ge 1540 and needed to remove the grill to install the charcoal filter.

After removing the two screws on top, you need to slide the grill about 1/2" to the left. Then the grill will wiggle loose and can be removed.

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Microwave message says to replace charcoal filter. User manual states charcoal filter is used if unit is not vented outside. Our unit is vented outside


External vent systems have the charcoal filter removed, generally at the time of installation, as it is not needed for this application.
The charcoal filter removes odors from internal recycled airflow.
There should be an aluminum grease filter that you can remove to clean in a warm soapy solution, let dry, and reinstall.

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