Question about GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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Start button my microwave light is on and wont turn off along with the microwave fan. "clear off" did not turn it off. you could set a cook time and timer but the "start" button does not work. i unplugged and re plugged the microwave nummerous times but the light and fan will not shut off.

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  • yohansouz Sep 06, 2008

    thnx sooooo much for ur info :)

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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 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.

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Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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