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GE Micro JVM1440, 4 years old. Was using, made slight flicker several times of seperate use. After 2 or 3 uses stopped working. Has power, timer works, clock works. Nothing comes on inside when go to cook and makes a low humming sound.

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It may be as simple as a bad door switch or mount. See this file for help.

There should be a "mini-manual" (tech sheet) hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting, testing, and locating components.

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.

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

Accessing some parts (like the high voltage section) will require you to pull the oven from the wall and remove the cover.

If so, the installation instructions are very handy, and it's best to have two people since the microwave can be heavy and awkward.


You can download GE owner's manuals and installation instructions here.

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 May 28, 2010

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