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The turntable runs and finishes the programmed warming time but the food is still cold.

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The microwave generator may be burnt out. If it's under warranty your in luck. Otherwise, your better off buying a new microwave. Prices have come down dramatically so a new unit won't cost much more than haveing yours repaired.

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How can I get my microwave to actually heat when everything else (cook time, power level, clock, etc., are set and seem to be running?


Sounds like the MW Emitter is not working or the wave guide is disconnected. If it is the wave guide then you can fix it yourself if you take the rear cover off. It is the pipe, which in cross section is quite rectangle shaped with rounded corners. It should be connected to the emitter at one end and the opaque guide cover at the other with no breaks. If the emitter is faulty then seek professional help.

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Can turntable motor be turned off


Yes but if you did that then the food would not cook evenly and you would have cold sides as compared to overly warm sides. Its not that it can be turned off there is a fuse that is located up the top if you were to remove the cabinet it would give you access to the fuse but I wouldnt suggest it. Why do you want to turn the turntable off? I await your reply
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Nov 30, 2011 | GE JVM1631 Microwave Oven

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My microwave is completely dead. I have checked the fuse in the plug and it is fine. Any suggestions?


Hello,

What you are to do to solve the problem is to do a general troubleshooting on your oven below are instruction to follow.

The Microwave is a counter top model with a variety of preset cooking options, including timed cooking at a variety of power levels and sensor-cooking settings for popcorn, rice, beverages and single-serving reheating.

The sensor cooking and reheating features detect increasing humidity levels inside the microwave and automatically adjust cooking time for various types and amounts of food. This microwave also includes a turntable and an electronic control panel.



Instructions below are step by step solution for your oven

  1. Check to see if the microwave will start. If it will not start and the display panel is blank, you may have a power problem. Unplug the microwave and then plug it back in, making sure that all three prongs of the power cord are fully inserted into the wall outlet. If this doesn't work, check your home's fuse box. Reset the circuit breaker to restore if necessary.
  2. Ensure that the microwave door is fully closed. Press the Clear/Off button to cancel any previous cooking instructions. Re-enter your cooking program, including cooking time and food weight if necessary, and press Start.
  3. If "Err" appears on the microwave display, press the Clear/Off button and reenter your cooking program. The "Err" message will appear during the sensor-controlled programs (Popcorn, Rice, Beverage or Reheat) if the door is opened before steam is detected or if no steam was detected within the maximum amount of time allowed by the microwave. Be sure to leave the door closed during these programs, at least until time is shown counting down on the display panel.
  4. If your control panel will not work or if an "L" is displayed on the screen, press and hold the Clear/Off button for a full three seconds to unlock the control panel.
  5. If your sensor reheat program is resulting in under- or overcooked food, first try decreasing the amount of food in the microwave; the sensor programs are designed for single servings of food. The sensor reheat function works by measuring humidity inside the microwave--do not use a tightly-covered dish with this setting because no moisture will be able to escape and the food will overcook. Be sure that cooking containers are dry; moist containers will increase the humidity in the microwave and mislead the sensor, resulting in undercooked food.
  6. If your turntable is not rotating, first check to ensure that your food container is positioned so that it can freely rotate without hitting the microwave's interior walls; using a smaller food container can fix this problem. If the turntable still will not rotate, lift the turntable from its support and replace it carefully, ensuring that it rests evenly on its support.
Good luck.

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Nov 23, 2010 | Neff H5470N0GB Microwave Oven

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Our emerson microwave will not make anything hot.put in time for something to cook it runs fine but it will not make the food hot HELP!!!!! the sides and top and bottom of microwave are warm but food is...


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Sep 14, 2010 | Emerson Microwave Ovens

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Food does not get warm


Consensus opinion seems to be a bad magnetron tube. Unless this an expensive model, it might be better to just replace the whole machine. It takes expensive test equipment to service one of these machines and repair costs support this.

Dec 26, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

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Cuisinart Microwave won't heat food


open the casing and replace the blown fuse.there are several so check them all. probably why the machine was in the auction

Feb 05, 2009 | Cuisinart CWM-100 Microwave Oven

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Does not "heat" food.


The Microwave Magnetron or power circuit break down . You need to replacement the parts .
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Sep 30, 2008 | Emerson MW8102SS 1100 Watts Microwave Oven

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MIcrowave light and turntable are working, but food comes out cold


I suspect the magnetron or high voltage transformer, and either part's cost or labor would probably be about the same as the cost of a new comparable unit.

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Aug 14, 2008 | Whirlpool GH5184XPQ Microwave Oven

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Microwave does not heat food placed in the center of the turntable. Leaves a cold spot in the middle of the food.


This is normal. That's why I always recommend to my customers that the food be placed slightly off-center on the turntable. An analogy I refer to is stirring paint: If you stir paint with a stick by simply rotating the stick in the center of the can, it's far less effective than pulling the stick around an imaginary circle halfway bewteen the center and the edge.

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