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GE Spacemaker XL1800 goes on for 2 seconds then stops

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  • maugusteijn Jan 05, 2009

    I also have a GE Spacemaker XL1800 that runs for about 2 seconds and then stops. Sometimes you need to reset the clock afterwards, and sometimes not.  It does this repeatedly and even when there is nothing in the microwave....

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When it stops, do you have to reset the clock as if the oven got unplugged?

I think I may know what's wrong, but I want to be sure.

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

  • William Miller
    William Miller Jul 28, 2008

    I meant to past that as a clarification request instead of a solution.

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