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I have an older model GE Freezer, model FF20DSERWH, can you tell me what the switch on the outside of the bottom is for?

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Ge mocrowave wotn cook, turn table wotn turn


I would suspect either the bottom or top door switch, or that switch's mount is loose, broken, or misaligned.

If you had posted the full model number, i probably could have told you which switch.

http://031d26d.namesecurehost.com/mwd/safety.txt http://031d26d.namesecurehost.com/mwd/disassembly.txt
http://031d26d.namesecurehost.com/mwd/doorsw.txt

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number from the tag on the oven here.

Dec 05, 2013 | GE Microwave Ovens

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GE bottom freezer should be at 0 degrees and it's at 13..cleaned it Sunday but hasn't cooled down yet and the outside sides are hot


Hi,

Many times a freezer and/or refrigeratordo not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many otherthings that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing thencheck out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

Check out these tips that I wrote about that... it is a great place to starttrouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then callinga repair person to do a simple thing for you...

Refrigerator Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair

Refrigerator Troubleshooting Refrigerator Compressor

Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay
Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold

heatman101

Aug 09, 2011 | Microwave Ovens

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I want to defrost my GE chest freezer but i do not know where the drain is


Since you did not include a model number this is my best guesses:
http://manuals.appliancesonline.com.au/kcm2100wc/kcm2100wc.pdf (Page 1 w/pic)

and
http://www.appliancesdirect.com/InstallationPdf/49-60442.pdf (page 7 no pictures)

For Complete Defrosting

Turn the temperature control to the

OFF position and unplug the freezer.

Remove all food and place it in

corrugated boxes, insulated bags,

picnic coolers, etc. Use towels and

newspapers for insulation as needed.

With the door/lid open, use pans of

hot water to speed loosening of frost.

Remove large pieces before they melt.

Chest models have a defrost water drain

at the front.

NOTE: Water may drip from the back flange of

the lid cover during defrosting. This is normal.

Ice builds up in the lid insulation when the lid is

open for adding or removing food, and melts

during the defrosting operation.

Sponge excess water from the bottom

of the freezer as it collects to prevent

overflowing.

After defrosting, clean the inside of the

freezer (see Care and Cleaning).

Replace the drain plug inside the

cabinet and the cap on the defrost

drain. Fold over and dry the gasket

on the hinge side of the lid.

Plug in the freezer. Return the

temperature control to its previous

position and return food to the freezer.


Hopefully with this information you can find the drain. If not go to www.ge.com and click on service and support to download your manual. (Model number required)
or contact them here:

800 GE CARES
(800.432.2737).

Thanks for choosing FIXYA,
Kelly

Jul 24, 2011 | General Electric Microwave Ovens

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I need an installation manual for GE JVM1460 SA001 microwave


It is on the webpage

http://www.geappliances.com/service_and_support/literature/

then type in the model #

JVM1460SA001

submit and its at the bottom of the page under manuals for older appliance models.

the one called JVM1460SA use and care manual

May 03, 2011 | Microwave Ovens

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GE Spacesaver microwave always runs when the door is shut


I see this all the time. In all likelihood the mangnetron has failed, or perhaps even the Power Supply. or a fault that is shutting the system down for safety reasons You need to have it serviced by a reputable service centre/man. Ensure you get a firm "Quote" before proceeding, and remember these days the cost of repair can equal or exceed the price of a new one.

Feb 10, 2010 | General Electric Microwave Oven

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Is the switching transister for the light circuit PNP or NPN?


I would contact GE. Even if they don't carry the product any longer they will have basic information for you. Did you know that many of the major companies, such as GE, Toastess and Hamilton Beach all have basically the same parts and suppliers?

Nov 22, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

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Replacing old over-range microwave


Are the grease filters clean?

If you have a charcoal filter, make sure it's not clogged, too. These must be replaced, not cleaned.

In most cases, GE can recommend a "drop-in" replacement oven if you tell them the model number.

They should be able to tell you if larger ones will work in your current slot.

GE Customer Service is here.

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

Jun 27, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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GE JE1540 replacement


This is usually caused by either a bad door switch or a loose door switch mount (which are pretty simple problems to fix).

Door switch or mount trouble can be caused by slamming the door or by opening the door while it's cooking without hitting the Stop pad first.

There are plastic mounts inside the microwave which hold the door switches and onto which the door latches lock when you close the door.

The screws on these mounts may be loose. If they get too loose, the switches will not be activated properly.

Sometimes it's a broken tab on the switch holder, allowing the switch to rotate just out of position. This tab can be hard to see, since it is under the bottom edge of the switch.

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

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

There may also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.

If you only need a switch, you can order a universal type from us for $5 postpaid.

If you still want to replace it, you can contact GE with your model number and they can probably tell you which model will be a "drop-in" replacement.

GE Customer Service is here.

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

Oct 21, 2008 | Microwave Ovens

2 Answers

GE EMO300SS microwave


Yes this can be done.  The unit will need to be taken down and the vent fan will need to be reversed.

Oct 13, 2007 | GE EMO3000 Microwave Oven

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