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Spacemakerxl1400 suddely stopped heating,all other functions are it due to some small problem

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  • ksrmd Jan 27, 2009

    what is the solution

  • wild777 Jan 27, 2009

    i have the same problem

  • sterling3 Jan 28, 2009

    I have same problem. Burnt electrical smell (like a bad ballast) Lights work, table rotates and controls seem fine. No heat.

  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    Tried to heat up something then made a loud noise - since then it does not heat anything. Function electronic pad is working and microwave noisier than usual.

  • Anonymous Jan 31, 2009

    GE Spacemaker Microwave - Model # JVM1430BD002

    It doesn't heat up the food, but every thing else works.

    No unusual sound or smell.

    Any idea what might be wrong?


  • harrychapman Jan 31, 2009

    Same problem as others have mentioned - everything works fine except the microwave no longer heats up the items in the microwave. - No smells of any sort - everything else seems fine.

  • azdi Feb 01, 2009

    Exact same problem. Everything else works, no strange noises, smells or indications of a problem; just no heating.

    Model #: JVM1460AA 001

    Has anyone gotten a solution or determined whether it's just time for a new one?

  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2009

    JVM1650 with the same problem. Everything works but it doesn't heat anything.

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    When you hit Start to
    cook, do the inside light and turntable come on?

    Any unusual noises? Is
    it louder or quieter than usual?

    We have a sound clip of what a microwave should sound like when the cooling fan and high voltage section are operating here.

    What is the model number?



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GE Spacemaker model XL1400 not heating. Everything else works on it, but no heat. What could be the problem? Can it be fixed reasonably?

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