Question about Microwave Ovens
You probably have a worn out Magnetron Tube... That's the part that generates the Microwave Energy that causes food to cook.. GE has a history of bad Magnetrons so I am not surprised yours failed.. It could also be the transformer for it too.. in either case.. they aren't cheap so you may be better off just buying a replacement microwave... your call.. a magnetron could cost you ~ $250 or so ..Transformer is simlar in price.. depending on the model.. Hope that helps... Also: word of caution.. when dealing with Microwave energy components.. you could get seriously injured if you do the wrong thing and the RF shielding is compromised.. We typically do an RF check after a replacement to make sure the system is safe.. Hope that helps..
Posted on Aug 20, 2008
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that 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 repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 08, 2014 | GE Spacemaker JVM1740 Microwave Oven
Sep 17, 2011 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Here is a tip that will help you to figure out what is wrong with your Microwave Oven....
Basic Microwave Oven Troubleshooting Tips
Sep 25, 2010 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
May 02, 2010 | GE Profile Spacemaker Over-the-Range...
Mar 06, 2010 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Jan 07, 2010 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
May 02, 2009 | GE JVM2050 Microwave Oven
Jul 28, 2008 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
159 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!