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G.E. JVM16131BB002 Oven stopped heating things up and smells as if something is burning while running. I relpaced the magnatron, the same problem still exist.

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  • Fran1234 Jun 16, 2008

    G.E. Spacemaker (JVM1631BB) Microwave Oven

    not heating with a burning smell replaced magnatron and problem still exist.



    Fran Marigliano

  • DIY-Dummy May 11, 2010

    Fran Its not clear to me from your post but did replacing the HVC fix your problem? How were you able to determine it was the HVC? Was it just a process of elimination or were you able to do some type of test on the HVC to show it was bad. I have the exact problem and from what I have read on the internet thus far it is either the high voltage transformer, high voltage capacitor or the magnetron. I want to start with the capacitor because it is the easiest to get at. Also, I can only try 1 thing before the cost start to be equivilant to that of a new microwave.
    -Gary


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H V Capacitor went bad.

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