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Microwave wont come on at all.

Ge spacemaker 2.0 JVM2070. Green display panel froze, I shut unplugged it. When I plugged back in I got nothing. Panel does not light up and microwave fan, light, or vent does not come on when button pushed. What can this be?

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  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2007

    I heated the food for 4 minutes, stirred and then went to heat it again and the power doesn't work. No lights, fan, power, nothing!



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Replace the fuse. You have to remove the top grill and then you will find it above the display

Posted on Dec 29, 2007


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