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JVM1870SF02 General Electric Microwave - Instructions

All installation instructions for JVM1870SF02 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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Microwave would turn on when door opened

  • Customer: Lois from El Segundo CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed numerous screws holding the "body/shell" to the microwave. Removed body. I then unplugged top door switch, replaced it with new one, and "tested" the new one. I fixed our $400 convection micro with an $18 switch. NICE!

Glass turntable stoped turning due to broken coupler

  • Customer: Barbara from Fruit Heights UT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 4 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled out broken one with fingers, put on new one with fingers, it did not have anything preventing it from just slipping on. Didn't need to take anything apart to install me part.

broken lens

  • Customer: greg from bellingham MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
first i remove the screw, then removed the lens assembly (really a frame) bent the feet out of the way, slid the old lens out and the new one in, bent the feet back in place and inserted the assembly into place replaced screw. the killer is a day later it was broken again, think the lens can't handle the heat from the oven below or the lights above. you guys where great fast and exact match part but the ge design is flawed

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
  • 4 of 7 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.

broke the cooking tray while cleaning it.

  • Customer: Jessica from The Villages FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered through parts.select because GEprice was totally outrageous.
Unfortunately, my first order was lost and after 2 weeks I phoned your customer service and Betty was quite helpful. She followed up (as I called on a Saturday am) on Monday and reported to me that the item was lost. She then asked me if I wished to place another order. I did, of course - it arrived in a timely manner - I placed the cooking tray into the microwave and I was in business!!! Thank You Partselect!!!!!

Broken glass microwave turn table

  • Customer: Serio from Lansdale PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
The new turntable shipment was super fast!!! I received it only a few days after ordering it. Installation was nothing more than placing it in the microwave oven.

GREAT Transaction!!! Thanjs!!!

Tray was brokenwhen moving

  • Customer: Gene from LaPorte IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
opened the door and put in the tray!

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
  • 3 of 4 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.

Turntable quit turning.

  • Customer: JACK from ETOWAH NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 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.

broke glass turntable

  • Customer: dennis from longbeach CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
just set the glass turntable in and bingo it worked
no tools needed. thanks for such a fast delivery
sincerly dennis and chris delbello

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
  • 3 of 4 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).

no carbon filter in vent and fan

  • Customer: Nancy from Port Saint Lucie FL
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Had to pry the front top of mircowave open and bend down and force this carbon filter in on an angle .Had to call several numbers for instructions. Very awkward and ridiculous to put carbon filter in-besides, it should have come with one to start with!!

coupler was broken

  • Customer: Maria from Edison NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
removed the broken coupler and replaced it with the new one.

lens was not sized to fit and was left extremely sharp

  • Customer: robert from salmon ID
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
HAD TO TAKE TO A LOCAL GLASS SHOP FOR SIZING AND TO REMOVE SHARP EDGES. WILL NEVER ORDER AGAIN.

Turntable coupler became brittle and fractured

  • Customer: Timothy from Clarksville MD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
I simply pulled the old coupler off the moter shaft after removing glass turntable plate. The coupler lifted right out since it was fractured. Luckily all peices came out attached. Typically you would need to remove the bottom access panel on the microwave and remove the turntable motor to install the new coupler. However you can simply snap off the extra plastic piece that is molded to the coupler to allow for an easy push down onto the shaft from the inside of the microwave cooking area where the coupler fits onto the moter. Piece of cake. I don't believe there is any danger in shortcutting this because the weight of the glass plate will hold it in place.
All Instructions for the JVM1870SF02
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