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HVM1540SM2SS General Electric Microwave - Overview

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Glass Cooking Tray

There are two different couplers that can be used for this tray - a male D-shaped shaft and a female D-shaped shaft. The couplers are sold separately.


Grease Filter

This mesh grease/air filter is sold individually. Most times, 2 are required per microwave.


Primary Door Interlock Switch

This interlock switch is located in the door latch.


Rotating Ring


Drawing Lamp

Also known as Light Bulb.




Plastic Rivet



Turntable Shaft

Also known as Coupler.


Door Latch

Used to keep the microwave door closed during operation.


Damper Bracket

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Microwave made loud buzz noise and did not heat

  • Customer: Gregg from Santa Ana CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 19 of 30 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the generic trouble shooting directions on the web site. It suggested either diode, capacitor and/or magnetron. I test each. All tested OK except diode. It was supposed to measure open in one direction and appox 200k ohms in the other direction. My diode measured open in both directions (tried multiple times, multiple settings). I replaced t... read more

Everything seemed to work with the controls, but when you pressed start the light would come on and nothing else. The turntable and heating system would not function.

  • Customer: Keith from Bowling Green KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 16 of 22 people found this instruction helpful
I unplugged it, removed the outer shell with torque bits and a screwdriver, drained the main capacitor, and began debugging the circuit with my fluke multimeter, found the bad primary interlock, googled the part number, ordered the part, received it in 2 days, replaced the interlock in about 2 minutes, and put the cover back on. Fixed. Saved me about $200 ... read more

Tray Glass Broken

  • Customer: Ramona from Woodbridge VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 13 of 15 people found this instruction helpful
I broke the tray glass in the microwave cleaning it so this was a no brainer. The best part of this was the PartSelect experience. I ordered the part on the 30th of December and received it on 3 Jan!!! I have used PartSelect before for fridge repair and had the same experience. read more