Question about GE JVM1630 Microwave Oven
The inverter could be bad, causing the transformer to overheat, and not allowing the magnetron to turn on.
Here is a general troublshooting site that explains how to test components, and discharge the capacitor:
Pick your full model number at the following website, and you'll get some neat diagrams and parts lists to help:
Open it up and see what you can see. Either tape off the high voltage capacitor (oval metal cylinder) or discharge it 2 or 3 times, just to be safe. It won't kill you, but it could burn and scare you. Make sure the power's off when you discharge it.
Good luck, and hope this helps.
Posted on Sep 28, 2010
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