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Have ge spacemaker xl micowave--model jvm 1653.......has always worked without a flaw--------now most every morning as attempting to use--starts and then instantlly quits----xxxxxxx across read-out --and then tells you to set clock-month day etc,--------try to start and xxxxxx apers again and again--resetting clock etc------then works all day with no problems........next morning same old--same old--------help

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SOURCE: ge jvm 1653 won't heat

Generally, the most common causes of a failure to heat are:

- bad door switches or door switch mounts
- loose connection at the magnetron
- problem or loose conneciton on the control unit circuit board
- bad magnetron or other high voltage part

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and

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Posted on Oct 22, 2007

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SOURCE: oven not heating.

I would say that one is a bad door switch (bottom one) or a bad door switch mount.

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and
disassembly information at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

There should be a very helpful "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel.

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

Please write back with more details if you need further help.

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Posted on Dec 04, 2007

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SOURCE: ge spacemaker microwave jvm/1650

Mmmm it's so easy,
First disconect the power, take the cover off, moslitly there would be 5 screws and two tab's on the top.
inside on the right hand side the magnetron it's a sylver box measuring about 4 in x 4 in x 5 in. It will have a plasic cover moslitly that would have to be remove first then on the magnetron there is 4 crews and one connector.
It should fall downard after.
If you have a power supply after the secondary , that may also be your problem.

Regards

Bob

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Microwave runs but does not heat

could be door switches could be pcb could be mag, cap or hv transformer.. Its really just a guessing game but one of the above is defo the cause best to get a tech in to have a look or get it replaced whichevers best for yourself

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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SOURCE: ge jvm 1653 won't heat

You've got a problem in the microwave circuit, which could be one or more of the following components -

1) HV diode
2) HV Capacitor
3) HV transformer
4) Magnetron

I am leaning to the diode, but it would take further investigation to determine for sure. Diodes are cheap, as if the capacitor, and replacing those first would not necessarily be in vain if it turns out to be the transformer or magnetron. And I would be most inclined to say it's the magnetron before I would think transformer.

Reply back what you find or if you have more questions.

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