Question about GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
I was changing one of the surface light bulbs on the microwave and the bulb broke off at the base. When I tried to switch on the other surface light, there was a pop and the circuit breaker tripped.
I have since replaced both surface light bulbs, but I can not get the lights to turn on. The microwave works fine otherwise.
Is there a fuse for the surface lights?
We see (and repair) this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which
we regularly repair nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid.
This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.
This can often also affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inoperable or stuck on too.
Details of our service and critical safety information and disassembly information is at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa.
Feel free to contact me directly for more information & help.
We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.
William E. Miller
Posted on Sep 02, 2008
a 6ya expert 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 repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (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 11, 2016 | Whirlpool MH1150XM Convection/Microwave...
May 24, 2011 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Oct 30, 2010 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Oct 07, 2010 | GE Spacemaker 1.7 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range...
Aug 09, 2010 | Hotpoint RVM1325BW Microwave Oven
May 08, 2010 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
May 04, 2009 | GE JVM1650 1000 Watts Microwave Oven
Dec 01, 2008 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
Sep 05, 2006 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
543 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: