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My Spacesaver GE microwave turntable stopped rotating. It's a 2008. Model # JVM 1850SM2SS. Thank you.

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  • Sandy Bowers Oct 06, 2010

    Surely there is another possibiity, ie: if the
    motor is fine could there by a belt that propels the turntable? Could a belt (if there is one) need replacing? How is this accomplished and what is the belt number?
    Thank you!

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First thing to check is the coupler.
Remove the glass tray and check the coupler of any cracks. If it is fine, then the problem is with the motor. It needs replacement. It can be easy replaced after the bottom panel removed - just two screws and the wire plug.

If you need the motor, just check the link. They sell appliance parts. All you need to give them is the model number.

Oh before I forget, don't forget to unplug the oven before checking it out.

All the best!

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Ok that is a mechanical failure of the turntable motor itself. That is very unusual for such a new machine. Did you happen to buy it with a major credit card? Not a debit card but real credit card... If so there is a good chance it may still be under the free extended warranty most credit cards place on electronics. Please contact your credit card company to inquire if they do this, and they will be able to file the claim and get you a refund for the microwave. That's what I would look into first.

If that is not an option then you will want to look into just replacing the motor of the microwave, probably having an appliance repair place do it for you.

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Tim

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