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Cook top light stays on

One original bulb burnes out & the other one stayed on. Bought two replacement at Rona, both lights stay on

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Sounds like the bulbs shorted out the smart board, this happens sometimes when folks change the bulbs without up-plugging the oven.

Posted on May 02, 2014

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SOURCE: Burning smell and light switch does not work

The controller needs to be repaired. We regularly repair these control board assemblies for only $32.50 nationwide, and that's much cheaper than replacing the board. For safety, disassembly and other info see http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

Posted on Jan 15, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite Advantum 120 Model # 363-63694302 INTERIOR Light not working

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Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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SOURCE: GE microwave JVM1631BJ01 while replacing

We see (and repair) this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week.

At our Web site, you can get details of our service, plus we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

This can often also affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inoperable or stuck on too.

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

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Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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SOURCE: interior light staying on in GE JVM1790 and

This is usually caused by either a bad door switch or a loose door switch mount, which are pretty simple problems to fix.

Since it's less than one year old, it would be fully covered under warranty. I'd suggest contacting the manufacturer to get it fixed free.

You can find a GE-authorized servicer by calling GE Appliance Service at 1-800-848-7620 or here.

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Posted on Jun 08, 2009

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SOURCE: replaced cook top night light bulbs and now they will not dim or

We see (and repair) this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week or so.

At our Web site, you can get details of our service, plus we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

The lights can can be inoperable or stuck on or stuck in "night light" mode. Sometimes this will similarly affect the fan operation or inside light, too.

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.

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Posted on Aug 30, 2009

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