Question about GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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 connection 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
disassembly information at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383
There should be a very helpful "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel.
Please write back with more details if you need further help.
We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.
Posted on Dec 04, 2007
if there is no plate to unscrew in front of the bulb , then the only way it can be changed is to open the microwave
WARNING: HIGH VOLTAGE CAPACITOR INSIDE WILL STILL BE HOLDING HIGH VOLTAGE
if you are not familiar with this then don't attempt the repair!
then you will need a technician
Posted on Oct 29, 2008
I had the same problem. I removed the grill and opened the control panel as I read an answer from "GENE" on APP (Appliance Pros) that this indicated a short in the circuit board (TouchPad). I was going to replace the faulty circuit board but when I opened the control panel there it was......One wire harness had just came unplugged!! I plugged it in, reassembled and the microwave works again!
Posted on Jan 14, 2009
I have the same problem on my oven- model JVM1640WB and called an appliance repairman who is honest and reliable (I've used him before). He said the problem is with the electrode, to fix it is roughly $300. He recommended buying a new microwave rather than fixing it.
Posted on Mar 19, 2009
check fuse inside unit microwave has a fuse around 15 to 25 amps get at local hard ware store u should discharge capacitor before installing fuse not nessary in microwave
Posted on Jul 25, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 03, 2013 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Jan 04, 2013 | GE Profile Over the RanMicrowave....
Mar 06, 2010 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Feb 21, 2010 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Aug 28, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Apr 02, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Mar 01, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Feb 24, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Nov 17, 2008 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
53 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: