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Shuts off I replaced the fuse and the oven works fine when the outer cover is off. When I put the cover back on, it runs for a bit, the numbers on the front of the unit start to flutter a little and the whole thing shuts off. Is there something wrong with the ground or something. Like I said, it works fine without the cover on.

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Re: Shuts off


Thanks for your inquiry regarding the issues you are experiencing with your microwave. What it sounds like is a possible short internally otherwise it might also be over heating.

How long have you owned your microwave for?

I'll await your reply.

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I have a GE model JE2160SF03 1.65 KW. It has no power, I have checked recepticle it has power. No didital display, nothing comes on.

Dead appliance, power on wall outlet.


Attempt this only if you are competent.

If your appliance has absolutely no functions at all, remove it from the mains supply, remove the case and see where the mains lead goes in to the appliance and follow the cable until you find the main fuse.
The usual cause of this fuse failure is the door switches are contaminated or sticking. Check the door switches before putting power back on to the appliance.
Hope this helps.

Jan 04, 2011 | GE JE2160 Microwave Oven

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Where is the fuse. No power

Hello there:
In order to get to the fuse you will first need to remove the outer cover this is done by removing the 6 or 8 screws that are on the back panel the screws that are along the edge .
Next remove the screws that are on the sides there should be 2 or 3 per side.
Next the cover should slide to the rear about 1 inch then it should lift off from the rear and up once the cover is off look on the side and you will see a circuit board that has the fuse on it now simply remove the fuse and replace it with a new one
once the fuse has been replaced plug in the microwae and see if it now works and if so great just put the cover back on and you are in buisness again but if it still doesent work you may have a inverter problem this is the part that gives the microwave its power ok
Hope this has been very helpful for you
Best regards mike

May 24, 2010 | Whirlpool GH7208XR Convection / Microwave...

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Can you tell me where the fuse is for model number JVM1650

under the outer cover inside the unit in a fuse holder,make sure to discharge the hi-voltage capacitor before replacing or touching the fuse,being its the fuse it very well could be the hi-voltage cap that caused the fuse to blow

May 20, 2010 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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Was microwaving a hotdog on a paper plate covered by another paper plate and the microwave just kind of went poof and now nothing lites up (display) and it wont work. I checked the breaker it is on and...

Yes there is.

Unplug the MW.
Uninstall from wall mount (if installed that way.).
Remove outer cover by removing the screws at back and (possibly) bottom sides.

Locate fuse. Replace only with an equivalent type and amperage.

You can test the MW without reinstalling or putting the outer covering back on.

Dec 21, 2009 | Kenmore 63672 Convection/Microwave Oven

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The fan would occasionally not run; then the power quit completely, with a dead touchscreen. Fuse?

If you remove the cover
This is done by by removing the screws in the back that are attached to the cover and than remove the screws on the bottom that hold on the cover .
You will be able to slide the cover off the back this may take a little bit of pressure and help with a flattip screwdriver.
once the cover is off look towards the front on the side and you will see a circuit board and on this board is the fuse,
Simply replace the fuse and than you can test the unit with the cover off if it works great, now just replace the cover and you are done.
If not you will have to have the circuit board serviced or replaced ok?
this should take care of the problem ok i surley hope that this has helped you ok?
Best regards Michael

Sep 30, 2009 | Frigidaire FMV156DC Microwave Oven

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Re: Sharp carousel microwave oven minute display light out

Hello there
To replace the light you will first have to remove the outer shell.
To do this
(1). Remove all of the screws on the back of the microwave that hold on the shell
(2) Remove the screws that are on the bottom.

(3) now the shell should slide off towards the back of the microvave.
Note : this may take a little bit of pressure to get it off ok?

(4) Once the cover is off look towards the fromt of the microwave and
you will see the bulb. now just replace the bulb and reinsert the cover and the screws and you are all done ok? pretty easy ha/
best regards michael

Sep 28, 2009 | Sharp Microwave Ovens

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Loss of power

yes remove outer cover its a 15 or 20 amp ceramic cartridge type fuse

Sep 21, 2009 | GE Advantium 120 Convection/Microwave Oven

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Fuse replacement of Magic Chef MCD990W

you'll need to completely remove outer cover its under the outer cover,be very careful inside even unplugged it can store 2000 volts on the capacitor for sometime

Jul 13, 2009 | Magic Chef MCD990W Microwave Oven

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Can a novice do do I do it, step by step?

Disconnect from electricity. Remove screws holding outer casing and you will see the inline fuse. Make sure there is nothing that will cause the fuse to blow again. Always replace the outer cover before testing.

May 20, 2009 | GE JVM1630 Microwave Oven

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Microwave oven ACO1860AS

just aquired one just like it for free. they said no heat. took the outer cover off. about 12 screws. pull the main fuse and test it with a continuity tester.thats probably not it if the lights work. its either the magnatron (toshiba 2m248j(gs) or replacement part amana 8205460. mine was a coroded magnatron connection.unplugged it and pluged it back in. heats fine now. if you left it on with nothing in it for any length of time you blew the magnetron. universal magnatron replacements on ebay are $25. 4 screws and a 2 prong connector.

Aug 11, 2008 | Amana ACO1860 Microwave Oven

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