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How to change control panel for microwave

Can you please help understand how to change the control panel for a GE JVM186o microwave

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I dont see that model in my list but that dosent it dosent exist.. first thing to do is unplug the unit!! Now dont be touching anything inside cause theres a capacitor inside that holds a nice charge.. Take off the cover and look at how the from assy comes out. There sholf be some screws holding the entire front panel in plase. If you think you've located them. slightly pull out on the panel and unplug the plugs and any single wires make sure you mark where they go. Get the board or the entire front panel and reverse instructions. Now its never a good idea for an hobbiest/handyman to mess around with a major appliance like a microwave,tv set or stove. if I were you I would contact http;//www.repairclinic.com and get there # and speak to them directly about this model Or best thing would be to take it into a repair shop to have repaired.. The only problem with replaceing the control panel is the cost ofd the part!! I found that even larger types of good microwaves are less the 200 bucks as some control panels can cost over 125 bucks. it your chice man. Good Luck

Posted on May 21, 2006

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