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Constant rattling noise during operation

We have a GE Spacemaker microwave that is 6 years old, model number JVM1441WD003.  Recently it started making a constant loud rattling noise during operation.  It is still heating properly and in every other way seemingly working fine.  Do you know the problem?

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  • aju0619 Jun 12, 2008

    Our microwave (model JVM1441WD 001) also started rattling recently. It's also about 6 years old. I've cleaned all the turntable parts to make sure that wasn't the problem, but the noise sounds like it's coming from the top.

  • Anonymous Jun 21, 2008

    I have the same problem with a JVM1660WB003. Rattling noise started within the last month but the microwave has been running fine.



    I have been able to isolate the noise to the top of the microwave, it is not the turntable.

  • velvet40 Jun 21, 2008

    We have a GE model JVM1860BZ002 and it is 6 yrs old and making a squeaky noise with the turntable-- when we turn off the rotation it stops. What should we do?? What is it?? What's with the 6 year mark and appliances-- our Lennox air conditioner big $$ went out after 6 years too!!!

  • sbierer Jan 13, 2009

    Same problem, it is mounted so difficult to see the top.

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Possibly the "stirrer" motor - this is in the top and turns a metal reflecting ring to disperse the microwaves around the oven more evenly. About $70 on GE site for my oven.

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