Our 5 yr old microwave starting making a grinding kind of noise that gradually got worse, til the turntable stopped turning.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Microwave

ModelJVM1630BB

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

David From Dacula, GA

Feb 27, 2008

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1. Unplugged microwave
2. Removed the 7 screws holding the bottom of the microwave in place (it thing swings down on a rear hinge).
3. Pulled plastic wire connector apart.
4. Removed 2 screws holding motor drive in place and pulled motor.
5. Installed new motor, replacing the 2 screws that hold it in place.
6. Swing up cover and install 7 screws.
7. Plug unit in. It's a snap, don't pay for a repair man. Also parts here at partselect were much lower than at GE's website. It's easy. Thanks.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drive Motor

Part Number: PS237772

$39.45
In Stock