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Purchased GE Microwave, JES1142 in March, 2008. Recently I am having problems when heavy items such as cup of coffee or heavier is placed on turntable. The turntable does not turn and the light does not come on while time is counting down. I have to rearrange item around different areas of turntable, shut door firmly and hope that it starts. Does not do this with much lighter items that are being warmed or heated.

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    Same problem. After six months, anything heavier than a cup of coffee and turntable does not turn... Will be returning ...

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Hi nurse becky,

have you put the roller that comes with it?.. normally there is this plastic frame that you place at the bottom of the microwave and it has three rollers that would your turntable motor turning even if you put heavy loads on it. if has one, kindly check each roller if they are turning smoothly.

i hope i was able to help

kindly rate me please

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