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GE Spacesaver doesn't heat

I have a GE Spacesaver--turns on, all seems fine, but doesn't heat. Tried to check the power level, says "power level cannot be changed at this time" Any ideas?

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  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    The microwave runs but does not heat. The power level button says power level can not be changed at this time.

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If you are as lucky as i was...i have a ge spacesaver model jvm130...same problem. first unplug unit and check fuse on the "power control module". if fuse is ok...unscrew the screws holding the "power control module" in place...carefully tilt module and see if a solder joint needs to be re-soldered. my problem was the solder joint under the front plug (5 large wire plug). you may have to unplug the three connectors to the board to get access to bottom. this is the second time i had to re-solder...last one was several years ago though. best of luck tennisrme

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