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GE Microwave Model JVM1650

Microwave shuts off after 2 - 3 seconds when attempting to heat small items such as 6 oz cup of butter or dinner roll. Microwave appears to work correctly after placing the item on large plate or including a large empty coffee cup along with the small item. Large Items, popcorn, dishes of food etc do not cause problem.

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  • Johnny Jones Aug 07, 2007

    Thanks snakehead, Microwave has been functioning as described for several (10 - 12) weeks, the past 2 days it's stopping with larger items as well.

  • DMSW May 10, 2008

    GE JVM1650 over the range new in 2005. Microwave starts and runs for about 3 seconds and shuts off, then have to reset the clock it has been acting up for a month or more, now is almost useless. Any advice or help with finding the solution appreciated greatly.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Place another dish into microwave and pushed
    button for ON. Checked food after 2 min. and
    not heated at all. Power, but no heating of
    food. buttons work, light inside working,
    but no energy for heating food



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The diode is open when the voltage arive at the anode junction it locks off due to the diode is not passing the voltage,change the diode and the microwave will resume operation.good luck.

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