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GE Profile over the range microwave

The microwave is several years old, used several times per week.  All of a sudden there is a "grating" sound.

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Re: GE Profile over the range microwave

I have a GE space maker the model number is JVM1860.

Same grinding sound when truntable is turning. Stops when you turn turntable off.

Can this be fixed by a layman?

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Re: GE Profile over the range microwave

It might be better to post this in the GE section, but I'll be happy to answer it here, too.

I would suspect a bad magnetron or high-voltage transformer, but it may be the turntable motor or an arcing stirrer.

If you can post back with the model number and a bit more detail on when and how it happens, we may be able to help you better.

Posted on Nov 05, 2007

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