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GE Profile over range microwave jvm2070sh001 - no power or lights

Acts like it is unplugged, but verified power to the unit - just stopped working. No lights or anything. I know there are a couple internal fuses, no clue why they would have blown? Ideas? Thanks

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  • wvgrbc Feb 22, 2009

    I checked the fuses and they were fine. Pulled out the little paper troubleshooting guide with flow chart. Looks like the problem is probably one of the thermostats (TCO - thermal cut out or temp sensors). Guess I'll have to pull it down and open it up to see which one is providing the open circuit.

  • wvgrbc Feb 26, 2009

    okay, got the new TCO thermoal cut out today. Replaced it, and now....still no lights on the display, but the vent fan is running - and I cant turn it off? Help please.

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SOURCE: GE Profile Model # JVM2070SH001

Sadly, we hear of this over and over.

This is usually due to a defective or loose magnetron causing electrical interference and disruption in the control circuit board.

If your magnetron was recently replaced, it may have loose mounting nuts or bolts or maybe the wire mesh RF gasket was not installed or got pinched.

It may also need a new high-voltage diode and stirrer, and the cavity may be affected.

GE had a campaign (but not a recall, mind you!) covering several models.

Details are in their bulletin at http://207.234.249.73/mwd/ge_mw_mag_kit_bulletin.pdf

Even if your model is not on the list, the same problem can occur, requiring a kit. I just think the difference is that GE has stopped paying for the repairs.

The parts kit (that GE used to pay for) is part # WB27X10489 and is shown here: http://207.234.249.73/mwd/wb27x10489_ge_mag_stir_kit.jpg

(Your model may use a different kit - this is shown for illustration purposes only).

If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel, which is very helpful when troubleshooting.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

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Posted on May 09, 2008

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SOURCE: GE Profile over the range microwave

I have a GE space maker the model number is JVM1860.

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3. The grille should lift right out. In not, you may need to pull it to the left about 1/4".

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SOURCE: I have a GE Profile spacemaker 2.0 microwave and

Hello. You have isolated the problem.

Usually, when your microwave oven doesn't work it all, the internal fuse (thermal fuse) is blown. This fuse protects both you and the oven. When it blows, you need to have a qualified appliance repair technician replace it.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: GE model JE2160BF03 no power. Blown fuse.

They are put out when something metal is put inside and cooked for a few min. They are also put out with power surge. It protects your mag tube. Plus they just go bad sometimes. Could be a number of reasons but these are the most common.

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