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Fan It doesnt work now. We bought a new GE Spacemaker last summer

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Test the motor fan - unplug the oven, wait 5 minutes and discharge the capacitor. remove the oven housing.  First check for any obstructions that may be preventing the fan from rotating.  Turn the blades by hand: if they don't move easily, disconnect the wires from the motor and take out the motor for cleaning and lubrication.  if the fan blades move freely, check for a burning smell and examine the motor windings for discoloration.  If a wire is loose or broken, repair the wire connection.  To test the motor for less visible damage, set a multitester to test resistance.  the motor should have low resistance.  If not, replace it. 

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