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Clock Trips Microwave oven installed one year..Clock trips at the start of defrost or reheat cycles..not everytime but more frequent now.

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  • fixit60 Oct 05, 2007

    Since the posting,of the clock failure and need for reset the mircoWwave GE model JVM16535H01
    spacemaker XL has developed a new problem..this am i went to reheat a cuppa coffee and it would not shut off..i had to unplug it to reset it..original problem with the clock failure persist..

  • fixit60 Oct 15, 2007

    Ok...the situation as now gone to not heating at all...it strips the clock and when reset it continue to trip...will not start up and heat...looks too like it might be the magnetron now that nothing works...thanks in advance

  • fixit60 Oct 17, 2007

    So,my brilliant step son found a workable solution....on another site he discovered that the anti static film used to wrap computer hard drives etc provides a shield from what an engineer discovered was leaking RF from the magnetron...and it works..running fine as we speak..

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    What do I wrap the muffin in to reheat it in the oven?

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Are you saying that the oven seems to shut off while cooking? Does it also happen if you cook at full power? This may be a bad connection on the controller (which we repair) or a failing magnetron. Please give usd a little more detail so we can follow up.

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