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Fan will not stop

The fan will not stop running on our GE JVM1870BF06 Microwave
oven. Everything else works properly.

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  • fodav Jun 20, 2008

    The vent/exhaust fan in the grille across the top. Thanks

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Do you mean the vent / exhaust fan in the grille across the top or the cooling fan inside behind the control panel?

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That is probably a shorted vent motor triac on the control board.

We repair these on a regular basis for customers nationwide with our guaranteed $39.95 service with a full one year warranty.

We have full details, plus critical safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site. You'll find a link to our site in our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

At our site, we now have a video available showing how to remove a typical control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

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