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JVM1860SF001 General Electric Microwave - Instructions

All installation instructions for JVM1860SF001 parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the microwave repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

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Broken Vent Grille Frame

  • Customer: Simona from Suwanee GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
WOW!!! Replacing the vent grille frame was so easy I removed three screws from the broken grille and replaced the new grille in less than 5 minutes. So easy a person with two left thumbs when it comes to repairing anything around the house can replace this part!!!

After closing door the display panel must be tapped on to keep the unit operating.

  • Customer: Paul from San Jose CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
The switches are not the problem! The problem is in the tolerences of the latch housing. I have ordered two new housings (Upper & Lower) and will see if the tolerences are closer. If not I will try epoxying a shim to the plate that operates the microswitches. The other option is to file the mounting slots of the housing to allow adjustment, which would be iffy,keeping them from moving with use. The exploded drawings really need to be clarified. The scale is way too small. It was extremely difficult to pick out the individual parts of the mechanisiam.

Turntable quit turning.

  • Customer: JACK from ETOWAH NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Disconnected power cord from receptacle. Removed 5 screws in bottom panel and allowed it to swing downward on rear hinged edge. Disconnnected power wires to motor. Removed screw to detach motor. Inserted coupler through hole beneath center of turntable. Inserted motor shaft into coupler and re-attached motor. Connected power wires to motor and then closed the bottom panel and re-inserted the 5 screws.

microwave would not start

  • Customer: JULIA from JACKSONVILLE FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
took of cover removed switch and replaced with new one

Replace Vent Grille Assembly

  • Customer: Richard from Desert Hot Springs CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Old one broke. Looked into the internet. Found PartsSelect.com. Called the 800 number. Lady helped to make sure I bought the entire assembly assembled. Order that day, received in about 4/5 days. installed. Threw away old one. Very happy with the service and the ease of ordering/installation.

CRACKED MICROWAVE GLASS PLATE

  • Customer: marielen from newport RI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
ODERED REPLACEMENT

Water dipenser valve leaking.

  • Customer: Lawrence from Cincinnati OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the filter cartridge.Problem solved.

tray drive motor

  • Customer: gerald from richmond IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
unsrewed the bottom of the microwave(there was about five or six screws)located the motor unpluged it and unscrewed the two screws holding the motor once installed i reversed the proceedure and put everything back together...simple as 1,2,3...

Glass turntable drive motor failure

  • Customer: Brent from Sacramento CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Removed bottom cover of microwave, involved removing 7 screws, removed turntable motor, involved disconnecting wire harness plug, and 2 screws, connnected wiring to new motor and reinstalled with original hardware

microwave message "time to replace filter"

  • Customer: Isolde from RIverdale NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
It was very easy to remove the old charcoal filter and insert the new charcoal filter(had done it before with with the replacement filter GE had included with the purchase).

broken glass turntable

  • Customer: regan from oxford MS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I placed the glasstop on the sprocket

Broken rack holder

  • Customer: sam from edmond OK
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
removed the damaged / broken rack holder. inserted the new rack holder.

turntable in microwave stopped working

  • Customer: Marcia from Orange CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I turned off the breaker/electric power to the microwave; opened the base of the microwave, detached the wire to the old drive motor, removed the
screws holding the drive motor in place; removed the old drive motor and installed
the new drive motor---beyond easy!!!

Thank you!

The microwave was making a lot of noise and the glass plate was turning very slowly.

  • Customer: Bernard from McDonough GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
I diagnosed the problem myself. I googled GE parts and was refered to you guys. I ordered the part and it took less than a 5 days to arrive. I used a phillips scewdrive to remove the cover of my microwave and removed the turning glass motor. This took less that 30min and cost less that $50.00. I figured that it would have cost me approx $125.00 to get a tech person to my home for this repair.

Thanks a lot!

Bernard

Both my microwave halogen lamps went out.

  • Customer: Vincent from Mount Sinai NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Using a phillips screwdriver I opened the panel in which the two lamps are located and easily removed the lamps. I ordered them through the internet and was pleasantly surprised when I received them the next day.
All Instructions for the JVM1860SF001
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