Question about GE JES1358 Microwave Oven
Microwave worked for 6 months then started to pop the dedicated breaker randomly. It would heat up food proprly but blow the breaker while not in use. changed the breaker to no avail. plugged it into another circuit and that blew also.
Normally when the circuit breaker blows, it a bad door switch or door switch mount.
If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and
disassembly information at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383
Please write back with more details if you need further help.
We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.
Posted on Dec 04, 2007
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 13, 2013 | GE JE2160 Microwave Oven
Mar 29, 2012 | LG Microwave Ovens
If you find the fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped, unplug everything from the circuit to which the microwave is connected (keep in mind that other outlets may be fed from the same circuit). Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the same thing happens again, you have a problem with the outlet or other wiring on the same branch circuit. If plugging in the microwave causes the fuse to blow or circuit breaker to trip immediately, there is a short circuit in the power cord or elsewhere.
The microwave oven may be powered from a GFCI outlet or downstream of one and the GFCI may have tripped. (Removing a broken oven lamp has been known to happen.) The GFCI outlet may not be in an obvious location but first check the countertop outlets. The tripped GFCI could be in the garage or almost anywhere else! Pushing the RESET button may be all that's needed.
Next, try to set the clock. With some ovens the screen will be totally blank following a power outage - there may be nothing wrong with it. Furthermore, some ovens will not allow you perform any cooking related actions until the clock is set to a valid time.
Assuming these are not your problems, a fuse has probably blown although a dead controller is a possibility.
While you can do some repairs on your microwave, what you don't know can kill you... even on an unplugged microwave, so make sure you understand the dangers and how to reduce them before you try anything inside a microwave. If you want to do more yourself, go to the link at the top of this post.
Oct 21, 2010 | Microwave Ovens
Sep 23, 2010 | Maytag Microwave Ovens
Aug 12, 2010 | GE Advantium 120 Convection/Microwave Oven
Jun 21, 2010 | GE JVM1651 Microwave Oven
Feb 04, 2010 | Emerson MW8107WA Microwave Oven
127 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: