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Shape microwave oven R-341 H Magnetron not working

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SOURCE: ge spacemaker microwave jvm/1650

Mmmm it's so easy,
First disconect the power, take the cover off, moslitly there would be 5 screws and two tab's on the top.
inside on the right hand side the magnetron it's a sylver box measuring about 4 in x 4 in x 5 in. It will have a plasic cover moslitly that would have to be remove first then on the magnetron there is 4 crews and one connector.
It should fall downard after.
If you have a power supply after the secondary , that may also be your problem.



Posted on Jan 22, 2008

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Posted on Aug 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Panasonic dimension 4 microwave/convection oven

Does this unit have a turntable? If so does it turn when on?

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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No solution yet but have ordered a replacement high voltage capacitor. If this works, I'll let you know.
Your expert did not respond to one of my questions which was whether he had experience with this type of problem with a microwave magnetron. When he did not reply after a substantial period, I assumed he had given up on the problem.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: GE microwave replacement magnetron

I also have a HotPoint (GE) Spacesaver Microwave Oven (MWO)that we got at Home Depot about 3 yrs ago. The magnetron quit yesterday and I found out online that this is a common occurance with GE MWO's. I found this string and thought I would attempt to have GE send me a magnetron to replace the defective original part.

I called Customer Relations (1 800-386-1215) and spoke with Nikita. I informed her nicely that I was aware that this is a common problem with GE MWO's and that I am a Union Electrician who would like to perform this repair myself. I simply needed the replacement part. She was very understanding and asked for the model and serial number and after a few minutes she supplied me with an order confirm #.

The part should arrive in a few days via FedEx and we will be back into space age cooking and also our appliances will still match. Thanks to all who posted to this string and clued me in (You have saved me a C note!).

David in Omaha

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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Microwave ovens can be worth fixing IF the interior is in good condition, the door seal is not corroded or damaged, and there is no rust around the base. If your Microwave is more than a couple of years old, it's magnetron tube probably burned out, and possibly blew a rectifier and fuse in the process. If it's newer than that it may just be a fuse...which would be much cheaper to fix.

Try to get it checked at a shop where they specialize in Microwave Oven repairs, so you can get an accurate diagonsis of EVERYTHING it needs before you commit to the repair. It will probably cost more than half the price of a new one if the magnetron needs to be replaced, so you might prefer to just get a new one, unless it's in good shape and you really like it.

Good luck, and I hope this is helpful!!

You've reminded me that my wife wants me to get our Microwave fixed. I guess I'll work on it tonight.

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