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the microwave stops after pressing start, sometimes right away, sometimes after 2 minutes, sometimes never.



The microwave and oven share a control panel to the right of the microwave door and this seems to eliminate the chance of just replacing the microwave.



Should i try to have it repaired?

Any advice?
 

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edarnold wrote:
Should i try to have it repaired?
If you want to use it, I would guess so.

Finding a replacement for an older built-in appliance is not always too easy.

BTW. That model was made for Sears by GE. If Sears isn't convenient to call, one of GE's factory authorized service depots might be a good choice to call.

JMO

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Thanks Dan

I am getting a message on the display, "E 01", when the oven stops; also sometimes when it starts it make a buzzing sound.

The problem is very intermittent, although it is becoming more frequent.
 

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edarnold wrote:
I am getting a message on the display, "E 01", when the oven stops;
I'm afraid I don't know what that would indicate on your model. You may need to check the 'tech sheet' would should be with the appliance's wiring diagram. On built-in and wall ovens, that information is usually rolled up inside the control panel.


The problem is very intermittent, although it is becoming more frequent.
Intermittent problems are often the hardest to isolate (although once you find out what the fault code means, it may not be difficult). Sometimes an appliance just has to be used until the failure is consistent. In the mean time, don't leave the appliance unattended while in use just in case.

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