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GE microwave oven model: JTP85WOD1WW mounted over the oven will not heat food. It runs but that is all. Can it be repaired?

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SOURCE: GE JVM1870 Runs, but won't heat up

use a high voltage probe to check high voltage, if present replace the magnatron if no HV replace the high voltage board this is the board that has the heavy wires to the magnatron

Posted on Feb 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Sharp microwave oven model r-1440 runs, but doesn't heat food

Assuming your inside light and turntable come on when you try to microwave, with the symptoms you have, I would most strongly suspect a bad magnetron or a loose and possibly corroded connection on the magnetron's terminal.

If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical safety information and disassembly information at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa.

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

Here are some links you or someone you know can use for test help, but read their safety warnings first:

http://www.gallawa.com/microtech/diode.html
(if it's not shorted or burned, it'sprobably okay)


http://www.gallawa.com/microtech/mag_test.html

The best place to order parts for this brand is Encompass (formerly Tritronics).

Or you can call them toll-free at 866-779-5835.


We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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SOURCE: oven part works fine, microwave runs but doesnt heat

bad micro switch in door handle, 79.95 for GE man to check,9.61 for the part and changed it myself

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: run but does not heats

Sounds like the magnetron has failed. This is the component that produces the microwaves that heats the food. The cost of the magnetron is about 95% of the cost of a microwave oven. Most people don't, for this reason, replace the magnetron, they replace the whole oven which is probably what you will end up doing. There is a possibility that the circuit that provides power to the magnetron is faulty and you need to take it apart, find the proper electrical leads and test them with a volt meter. To do this you have to remove it from its mounting and take it apart. It is a fairly lengthy process however. Benjamin

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

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SOURCE: ge spacemaker microwave JVM1330BW002 making noise, food not warm

bad news I am afraid. the heart of the unit has had a coronary and needs a tech to intervene

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

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