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Hard to say, you could have a bad keypad, or you could have a shorted oven sensor. If your microwave is still heating on some settings and not others, I would look there, if your microwave is completely losing power when your starting it when you set it for 1 minute and hit start, then you probably have a bad TCO on your magnetron getting hot and losing connection. It could be that your Magnetron is getting too hot or just a bad connection on the TCO. If the magnet is cracked, I would replace the magnetron. I would recommend calling a professional if this is installed over your range, if you have ge service available I would go with them usually it takes two people to safely pull down a microwave. I would definately test it before reinstalling it again. 1800 GE CARES for gea service ask for the best deal if the magnetron needs replacement they are expensive.

GE Microwave... | Answered 4 hours ago

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Microwave Ovens | Answered 8 hours ago

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Microwave Ovens | Answered 21 hours ago

Are you merely tapping the Start button quickly, or are you maybe holding it for a pause or two, or are you perhaps pressing it twice. The Start button is programmed to add 30 seconds if it detects a 2nd push.

Microwave Ovens | Answered Yesterday

There should be a technical sheet hidden behind the controller or behind the grille. If you can't find yours, I have uploaded a copy here at my site: http://www.microwavecontrol.com/dvm1850_jnm1851_jvm1860_jvm3670_pvm1870_pvm1871_tech_sheet.pdf

I would refer you to that and to the exploded view, which you can find by entering your full model number (from the tag on the oven) here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383, where you can find GE replacement parts at affordable prices.

From the symptoms and checks you've described, I would recommend next that you check for full continuity (virtually zero ohms) across the magnetron thermostat located at ref. 62 on the exploded view.

If that checks good, you will probably need to remove the oven from the wall so you can check the thermostat (ref. 44) for full continuity (virtually zero ohms). To aid in removing it from the wall, the installation instructions are on your model's support page.

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Microwave Ovens | Answered 2 days ago

The microwave might have a small battery that keeps the clock running (if it has a clock). This battery might be run down and needs to be replaced, so it sends out a warning beep. Just a thought...

Microwave Ovens | Answered 2 days ago

Ok stop useing oven and unplug! THIS CAN BE FIXED!!! Go to a home improvment store and buy a small bottle of white liquid enamal....Clean up the area that is missing and flakeing and then apply the enamel over the hole and let dry overnight! now that the exposed metal is covered back up it is safe to use and will not spark or cause any more soot!
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Microwave Ovens | Answered 2 days ago

I am pretty sure that is a very old microwave...for example it was original equipment on a 2005 Recreational Vehicle.

I am assuming you have been using that exact microwave for many years, so you are familiar with its use.

If it is constantly displaying "3.5" as you say and someone has not just partially input a Time and forgotten to Cancel the Input then it sounds like a printed circuit has gone bad...

Magic Chef... | Answered 2 days ago

Is there a reset button?
Does it make any noise at all when started?
Does a light come on anywhere?
Is it plugged in?
Is there a power strip somewhere?
If it is plugged into an AC outlet is the circuit breaker to that outlet broken?
Is there a smell?
Is it a microwave-only unit or is it microwave and convection type?
Does the turntable turn and yet there is no warming of the food?

Microwave Ovens | Answered 2 days ago

Internal short circuit

Microwave Ovens | Answered 2 days ago

Yes go on YOU TUBE and read and follow the instructions.

Neff Microwave... | Answered 2 days ago

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