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We have a WES1450 GE Microwave at work. Purchased in December 2010. It stopped working this morning. Now the LED display says Power Level Can Not Be Changed At This Time. We checked the plugs everything is as it should be. Is there something we can do or do we need to return it?

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Microwave Model MH3184XP will not power up after power failure

The first thing to try is a "hard reset". Unplug it from the power line for a few minutes, plug it back in, set the clock, then try again. Let us know if the hard reset doesn't fix it.

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Posted on Feb 13, 2008

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SOURCE: can't adjust power level

You can download GE owner's manuals and installation instructions here.

Let us know if you still need help after reviewing the manual.

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Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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SOURCE: My GE Profile Microwave/Convection Oven stopped working.

Chances are that the thermostat / thermal cutout / T.C.O. (whichever it uses) has opened.

This can happen when the magnetron overheats, either due to it's failing, or if the internal cooling fan is not working.

It may also that be the 15- or 20A ceramic line fuse or the oven cavity thermostat / thermal cutout / T.C.O. (whichever it uses) has opened.

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.

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

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number from the tag on the oven here.

You should be able to get the fuse from a home center or local appliance parts store.

Accessing some components for testing and possible replacement will require you to remove the oven from the wall.

If so, the installation instructions are very handy, and it's best to have two people since the microwave can be heavy and awkward.

You can download GE owner's manuals and installation instructions here.

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Posted on Jun 08, 2009

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Hi there,

I have exactly the same problem - strange and annoying! Did you manage to fix it?

Cheers,

Ben

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

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SOURCE: How can I change the power level on my GE Spacemaker microwave?

You can download your owner's manual here.


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