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Reset clock, ge spacemaker xl1800 times out after 2-3 seconds

Our ge spacemaker xl 1800 is about 2 1/2 years old. After we are asked to reset the clock (choosing clock, entering 222 then start) the clock is set.

When we try to rerun the microwave, it times out/stops after 2-3 seconds.

Any ideas?

Help would be greatly appreciated!

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There's a simple fix for this. Unplug the unit. Take off the top grill with 2 screws. Remove the 1 screw that holds the touch pad unit. Lift up on touchpad unit and lift out. Put a piece of aluminum foil inside a large zip lock bag and tape it to the back of the touchpad unit and reassemble. GE put the magnetron to close to the control board causing stray microwaves to interfere with the board. The foil shields it.

Posted on Oct 23, 2010

  • robb2004 Oct 23, 2010

    There's a simple fix for this. Unplug the unit. Take off the top grill
    with 2 screws. Remove the 1 screw that holds the touch pad unit. Lift
    up on touchpad unit and lift out. Put a piece of aluminum foil inside a
    large zip lock bag and tape it to the back of the touchpad unit and
    reassemble. GE put the magnetron to close to the control board causing
    stray microwaves to interfere with the board. The foil shields it.

  • James Rife Nov 10, 2013

    robb2004 you are a hero. Your fix worked perfectly. I would never have thought of this solution. Did just as you said, 2 screws to remove the upper louvers, 1 secures the top of the control panel, it swings forward and out easily. Folded foil into 3 layers to fit in qt. freezer ziplock bag, molded it around the circuit board a bit and taped in place. Voila, microwave works again with shutting down requiring reset! Thank you!

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