Question about GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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Awful grinding sound and smoke coming from vent after 8 seconds.

JVM1651BB004, circa 2000. Is it worth fixing (and how to do that), or are we better off to buy a new one?

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    Thomas Malailua May 11, 2010

    is it able to cook still.if so then your mag tube[cooking tube]is fine and you the would need to look into unit and inspect to see just what the noise is and then deceide how much to repair



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MAGNTRON SHORTED . IT CAN BE REPLACED need to have proper equipment to discharge old magntron to replace . will need proper equipment to check for microwave leaks when done . you will need to down to take it apart, and send it out for repair .....price between 200.00-300.00 to repair warrinty 90 days ......... its up to you but if it was mine i would replace it ..... can you please rate this answer and give me as high as you think i deserve , i want to stay here and help but i need higher rateings to do that , thanks CACTUS BOB

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