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GE microwave (jvm1740dm1bb) - Control panel inop

Daughter boiled potatoes on stovetop, under microwave, without running vent fan. Microwave alarm went off saying "short in control panel". Unplugged from outlet. Waited several days, powered back up. Some buttons work, some don't, alarm eventually sounded again. I've researched the part, but can't figure how to get the old one out, much less replaced. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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That model number is not quite right. I'm going to assume it's JVM1740DMBB01.

(If that's not right, please check the tag inside the oven & reply back)

The membrane keypad is not available as a separate part, so you would have to order the control panel frame which comes with a new keypad.

In this case, you simply move your circuit board into the new frame.

The part number you need is WB07X11040 and you can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order this part here for $107.00 (compared to $164.75 from GE!)

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your full model number from the tag on the unit) for more information & help.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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prototech@usa.net
http://www.microwavedisplay.com

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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