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james mosher Posted on Jan 28, 2007
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My microwave shuts off after a few mins. of use

My microwave/convection oven shuts off and gos completey blank after a few mins of use. it acts like it has no power but i know that the recpt it is pluged into works. this unit is in my rv and if i drive down the road and then turn power back on it works again for just a min and fades out if used... please help!! thanks

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There seems to be a rash of these units failing in this way due to bad magnetrons. The magnetrons normally have a warranty that runs for a few years. In some models, they have a whole kit they replace, consisting of a new magnetron, stirrer, and high-voltage rectifier diode. I would call GE Customer Relations with your model and serial numbers to see if yours is affected. They're at 1-800-386-1215 (8-6 ET). I would also suggest you ask them for a referral to a GE-authorized servide center in your area. Good luck. I appreciate your thoughtful rating of this answer.

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