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General Electric Microwave Oven

When you own a GE microwave, you can take advantage of all the benefits that comes with high-quality microwaves. They are made to look great in any modern kitchen. But, just like any other electric device, even the best products could encounter problems from time to time. It’s important to know how to handle these kinds of problems when they come up.

Continue reading if you want to know how to fix your GE Microwave. This Microwave Troubleshooting Guide will explain common problems, give you tips, and show you how to read the error codes for your model.

General Electric Microwave Oven

If you want to reset the microwave to make it work better, do the following:

My GE Microwave Runs But Doesn't Heat

It happens when the magnetron isn’t working right. This part of the microwave is connected to the high voltage circuit. It’s what makes the microwave be able to heat up. When something isn’t working right, it could be a blown fuse, especially if its functions usually work. You could try changing the fuse to fix it. But watch out for the following signs first, because they mean the magnetron is broken.

This could also mean that one of its many parts isn’t working right.

As an expert appliance technician, Appliance Doctor Inc. does not recommend a do-it-yourself repair on microwave ovens for safety reasons as it could be dangerous. There is a high voltage capacitor inside the microwave that can keep a high voltage charge even when the microwave is unplugged. Also, most of the time, special tools are needed to figure out what kind of repair is needed.

My GE Microwave Runs But Doesn't Heat

Before you change or replace a fuse, you need to make sure that it is indeed blown by doing the following:

What Do the Error Codes On My Microwave Display Means?

All microwave oven controls are set up with fault codes. With these codes, the technicians can quickly figure out what’s wrong with the microwave. If the electronic control shows an error, fault, or function code, you should call a trained Service Technician to figure out what’s wrong and fix it.

Sometimes the fault, error, or function code will go away if you turn off the power to the microwave oven for 30 seconds by turning off the circuit breaker or fuse. By knowing what could go wrong, you can fix your microwave quickly. There are, however, times when service may be needed. Here are the list of the most common GE microwave fault codes and what do they mean.


Sometimes, the following fault, error, or function code will go away if you turn off the power to the microwave for 30 seconds by turning off the circuit breaker or fuse. But there are times when service might be needed.

Why Does My GE Microwave Trip the Circuit Breaker?

There is a chance that the electrical circuit will be overloaded. This means that the rate for the course is lower than what is needed for the microwave. It keeps going over the amount of electricity that the circuit can handle. To fix this, you can do the following:

How to Troubleshoot GE Microwave Keypad

Even if your microwave display lights work, the touchpads on the microwave could stop responding. Unplug the microwave so you can get to the membrane switch and take off the whole cabinet.

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More than 90% of homes in this country have microwaves, making their importance and good working order obviously important to our customers. We have come to rely on our microwaves for everything from boiling water or re-heating a cup of coffee to cooking full meals! Microwave repair of most major brand name microwaves can be handled quickly by the Appliance Doctor Inc. microwave repair experts, who will be out the same day you call to evaluate the problem.

Repairs should not be ignored, as faulty microwaves can also be dangerous, and a potential fire hazard.

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