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GE Spacemake XL1400 Display

The display is all asteriks and none of the buttons work.  The fuse is OK but don't know what else to check. This happened when an electrician was putting in a new subpanel to our main box downstairs.  None of the other appliances were affected.

 

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  • prodyver Oct 25, 2008


    Hi! I do have the same problem and i tried to do your advice regarding with my GE Spacemaker XL1400. The display is all asteriks and none of the buttons work. The fuse is OK but don't know what else more needs to be checked. thanks.

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This may seem strange but my microwave ended up doing the same thing..the solution courtesy of another website pointed toward RF interference from that faulty magnetron ge is famous for...what cure it was piece of the static paper used to protect computer parts..check it out by opening the side panel and leaning it away from the magnetron.mind started up immediately no problem ..got a piect of the static paper,fashioned it to fit...and problem solved

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Just did what fixit60 recomended and it worked.

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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