Question about GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

2 Answers

My microwave doesnt work

I have a GE spacemaker microwave the kind you hang over the oven. well the micro turns on and it sounds like it works it makes all the sounds and movements but the food comes out cold. nothing gets cooked, there is no heat being produced. can you give me an idea for what wrong with the thing my ge jvm1350aw acts normal as far as lights and sound, but food comes out cold. Please help
Carlton

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 50 Answers

The radiation module built into the microwave has burnt out. The way a microwave works is that the radiation module produces radio waves that make the molecules in your food speed up, and the kinetic energy in the food makes it warm. The sound you hear is a fan cooling off the module and the light is just so you can check the food. Because of the nature of the module, it cannot be replaced and the entire machince needs to be replaced.

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 3,614 Answers

If you hear an unusual buzzing noise, the magnetron (the component that actually generates the microwaves) or other electronic module may be broken. This is not easily fixed; contact a service technician.

Thanks,

micro

pls. rate..

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Ge profile spacemaker xl 1800. recently changed a


It sounds like the main transformer has failed. It would be cheaper to replace the whole microwave than repair this one. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. Hope this helps. Good luck.

Mar 06, 2010 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

1 Answer

GE Spacemaker Micro


Hi,
Here is a tip that will help you to figure out what is wrong with yourMicrowave Oven....

Microwave Oven Basic Troubleshooting Tips

heatman101
srtat

Jun 28, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

1 Answer

My spacemaker GE 1440 do not heat it 2 years old


Hi tony,

The units magnetron(the device that generates the micro waves) is failed or failing, this can be DIY depending on how mechanically inclined you are.


anaanymous

Oct 16, 2008 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

2 Answers

My microwave doesnt work


good day, try to check your cooking settings. tnx

Jan 20, 2008 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Microwave installation under cabinet, no rear wall


Hi , I would like to suggest to visit near appliance center to purchase hanging for oven . ace hardwares.

Jan 15, 2008 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

1 Answer

GE spacemaker microwave 2 years old


unplug the microwave first then pull the cover off the top front of the microwave with 2 philipshead screws, the unbolt the control panel with the one screw. let it hang down the you should be able to see tha fan.

Dec 27, 2007 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

Not finding what you are looking for?
GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven Logo

551 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GE Microwave Ovens Experts

William Miller
William Miller

Level 3 Expert

8820 Answers

Devabhakthuni...
Devabhakthuni...

Level 2 Expert

224 Answers

D. E. Hev

Level 3 Expert

1059 Answers

Are you a GE Microwave Oven Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...