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Ge microwave model #JVM1540SM1SS

I was heating potatos in the microwave when all power was shut down on the unit. I checked fuses, power to outlet and all is working fine. The microwave has not regained power and has no sign of life. This microwave was made in June of 2007. I received this as a gift and am very dissappointed with the quality so far. I trust GE but, have little faith in this microwave. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.

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Re: Ge microwave model #JVM1540SM1SS

Check the internal fuse. Unplug it, unscrew and take off the cover, the fuse should be easily found in the back by the power cord. It looks like a regular fuse but is white instead of clear glass because microwave fuses are special. You'll have to measure it with a meter as a result and be sure to replace it with the same kind. (try finding them at radio shack) Hopefully there isn't something more serious also.

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