Question about Jenn-Air JMV8166B 950 Watts Convection / Microwave Oven
I have a Jenn-Air JMV8166B. It is only 16 months old. Yesterday, the vent grill started opening and closing repeatedly. I unplugged it and replugged it in. The behavior stopped for a while. Then when I used the microwave later again, the grill started opening and closing automatically again. It does not seem to stop. Hitting the stop/cancel button does not stop the behavior.
Any ideas what could be wrong?
I have this same problem occasionally. Pull the vent grill open and look for a white cam that rotates when the microwave is on. To the right of that cam, there are two gray switches. The bottom switch should have a red tab that pops out. When the vent grill opens and closes continuously, the red tab is stuck in. Take a flat screwdriver or tooth pick and push gently in on the red tab to release it. It must get stuck due to grease or dirt accumulation. Good luck.
Posted on Oct 19, 2011
My JMV9169BAP microwave vent door stopped opening due to the cam not rotating when the oven was turned on. After reading your post, I figured I'd look for that red tab and when I pushed it in, the cam rotated and now the vent door opens automatically when the oven is on again. Thank you very much!!!
Posted on Oct 08, 2012
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