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Fan does not activate when cooking

GE Profile JVM2070  The vent door opens when cooking starts but the fan does not come on.  Checked the fan and the fan does operate on low and high speeds. Everything else seems to be fine.

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Re: Fan does not activate when cooking

The problem may be on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide for $39.95 postpaid.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

This often can affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inoperable or stuck on.

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information and disassembly information at our site, linked here on Fixya:

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here:

Posted on Oct 22, 2007

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