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Issues with GE Spacesaver Model JVM1533D002

Have one of these dated 2002. Occasionally the turntable will not turn and when this happens, it does not heat the contents. I've narrowed the problem down to something that is tripped when the door is closed because if its acting up and I wiggle the door or open it slightly and leave it move back into the closed position it starts to operate fine. I know there is some sort of switch in there at least on the bottom latch hole, as I can push it with a pencil and hear it clicking. Does the top hole have a second switch, If so I'm not hearing any clicking? Anyway, I'm looking at the parts diagram, and I am not sure if I need to replace the Switch or the Switch Monitor. Also, how are these parts accessed, do I need to drop the unit to a table, or can it be done while the unit is hanging. If I do need to drop he unit how is the cover removed. Thanks

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Re: Issues with GE Spacesaver Model JVM1533D002

Yes, the door switches need to be either adjusted or replaced. Will require dismounting it and taking off the cover which is about ten screws around it rear and side edges.
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