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GE Microwave Cooking Center JTP85

We just ran the self cleaning system and the door will not unlock. Ran it a second time the next day and stillno luck.

We then shut off all the power to it by hitting circuit breaker and turning back on a few times. Still no luck.

Other than that, we have had no problems with the oven. Its about 7 years old.

Is there a secret code I can enter that will unlock the door? Any ideas? Turkey day is coming quick!

Dave Deputy

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    GE Microwave Cooking Center --- SAME PROBLEM, DIFFERENT MODEL [JKP76] -- door will not open, and the unit [both the micro and the conventional oven] is COMPLETELY "dark" -- ie, the control panel does not light up.



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I printed down the installation sheets. I could not locate the thermal fuse on the control panel (which was the easiest to get to without removing the oven) so I went ahead and removed the oven. The upper and lower thermal fuses were fine. I put in back into the wall and my husband found the control panel thermal fuse--it was in-line--so we tested it and it was bad. I could not find anyone online that carried this fuse-or even knew the name of it. After much hard work we finally got the info off it--Microtemp KLBALY G4A00 TE 110C. Nowhere could I find a replacement except for something I am hoping is comparable online at Goodman (?). So while I am waiting for the fuse, I went to Radio Shack who had a thermal inline fuse rated at 128C for coffee pots and hair dryers. Also got some fully insulated crimp on connectors. Hooked it up and it works--havent cooked yet--to do cookies soon to test it. So far it seems like everything is running ok. I WILL NOT EVER USE THE AUTO CLEAN again. I dont get why the company has let it lie without helping unknowing consumers

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