Question about Microwave Ovens
I checked power at the first clip going to the actual light sockets and did not have it checked the second clip that is inside the unit and had it could one of the clips be out?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: GE SpaceMaker JVM XL1800
Sounds like the ERC board failed. It maybe covered under warranty, check that first cause a new ERC could cost around $150-$200. Anything electric can cause the .."what the*^&% just happened syndrome.
Posted on Dec 09, 2007
SOURCE: Microwave Arcing
The metal shelf that comes with most microwave ovens must NEVER come in contact with any surface of the cavity wall or arcing will occur. (this is why its is mounted on plastic clips). IF you are not using the shelf to cook multiple items (as most people don't)....Remove the shelf and store somewhere else until needed.
Posted on Jun 07, 2008
This seems to be happening to this model a lot!
We see (and repair) this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, whichwe regularly repair nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week.
Atour site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typicalover the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.
This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filamentshorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without firstunplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such afailure on the controller.
This can often also affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inoperable or stuck on too.
Details of our service and critical safety information and disassembly information is at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa.
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Posted on Nov 21, 2008
I must have suggested this 20 time today. if you open the casing you will find several fusees that the manufacturers don't want you to know about.
you have a 10 ampish large fuse that protects the power circuits ( transformer/magnatrons) smaller fuses for control circuits also might want to look atand reset the thermal cutouts. if it overheatedprior to failure
Posted on Feb 21, 2009
HI, this will require the skilled hands of a qualified GE tech. the damaged part here is the Magnetron assembly. this is a very sensitive part that creates radiation and the heating process as well. you will need to replace this device asap if possible.
Posted on Jul 02, 2009
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