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JVM1460WA light and fan stay on after cooking

Only way to turn off fan is to open door. everything else works fine. Light also stays on when door is closed.

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SOURCE: GE Profile Convection/Mircowave Oven Hood

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Thanks for using FixYa. From what you have described the issue seems to be with the door switch that has gone bad and should be replaced as everything else is working fine so don’t think its fuse or anything else that has gone bad. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved else post a comment for further assistance.


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SOURCE: GE Profile (modelno JE1590SH01) won't turn off (but the light goes off) after cooking unless you open the door

There probably is a bad micro switch that needs to be changed.

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