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New ge spacemaker microwave oven

Fan will not turn off. I can turn it to low and high but fan will not turn off. I was running it for an hour and then turned it to off. Still on

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It's probably a failed hood thermostat. That is usually located on the chassis floor behind the control panel.

If you or someone you know wants to look into this, we have critical safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site, and our link is at 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.

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

There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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