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Microwave runs but no head

Why wont GE issue a recall for this problem? Obviously it is a widespread quality problem. This microwave is only a few years old.

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I have a model number MCD1311ST. The timer seems to be operating however there is no sound and it is not heating or operating.

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Runs but does not heat the food.


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The oven keeps on running and want cut off


This was a huge issue with GE a few years back. They had a series of microwave ovens that would turn themselves on and not turn off until unplugged or the electricity was cut. You need to stop use and disconnect the power from the microwave immediately by any means and research GE's recall process to get a new one or simply throw it away. This is an extreme fire hazard and has started fires before so please get rid of it, whatever you do afterward is up to you.

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GE Profile Spacemake 2.0 fan stayed on and started to burn. Significant smoke damage to the house. Recalled?


check inside to see if the wave guide cover is burnt. If it is you must change.Check for recalls at ge recalls to verify fan recall.

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Are there any recalls on GE microwave JVM1540DN1ww Thanks, ssi96@aol.com


There are no recalls on GE over the range microwave JVM1540DN1WW but there SHOULD BE! Mine lasted only a year and a half and then started running and heating with the door open. Shortly after that it stopped heating at all. The light and fan works, and the keyboard lights up but the turntable doesn't turn anymore (yes I made sure the turntable was turned on), and it doesn't heat. It will count down like it's heating but it doesn't heat. Changing the door switches didn't work. Husband thinks it is the magnetron which is expensive to fix. I won't ever buy another GE microwave period! Check the web and you will see all the similar complaints. I just searched online and for a lesser price than I paid for the GE, Samsung sells one that has the one year warranty but also has a 10 year warranty on the magnetron.

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My spacesaver dated September of 2004 shuts off


I solved the problem by buying a new microwave and it was not a GE. I feel that GE should have had a recall on this problem, since it seemed to be a major problem in their system. I will never buy another GE product.

Oct 16, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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My mothers Kenmore countertop microwave oven caught on fire late one evening. She remembers nothing of the fire circumstances as she was in a burn center for six weeks. My sister had the same model...


There is a GE/Kenmore recall: http://injurylaw.reganfirm.com/2007/12/articles/defective-products/cpsc-notice-ge-ge-profile-kenmore-microwave-ovens-recalled/. I don't know if your relative's models are involved. I suggest that you file an incident report with the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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Ge spacemaker runs but wont heat


Hi, there are three issues that will cause a no heat situation in a microwave. these issue are a failed Magnetron, busted cut-off fuse and, failed diode.

I recommend checking all these area that are located inside the microwave for faults.

The most common issue will be a failed Magnetron.

The diode and, fuse will be located on the noise filter assembly.

Jan 16, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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Microwave shuts off after a few seconds


We are all in the same boat. It is very annoying. I think it is a sensor tripping.

Jul 23, 2008 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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RECALL ON GE MICROWAVE OVENS


I am not finding it on the recall list put out by GE... They also have a toll free number 1-888-240-2745 if you would like to contact them directly...
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Loud humming/no heating


Word has it that many of these models have a defect which causes the microwave energy to be reflected back to the magnetron, causing damage to the magnetron, and eventually damaging the high-voltage diode too. Also, the fuse or the magnetron theral cutout / thermostat can eventually blow, too. There is a replacement magnetron and stirrer kit available. I would definitely call the GE Answer Center at 800-626-2005 about this. It's not considered a recall, but a "campaign". They may pick up part of the cost. It's not cheap.

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