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HVM1540SM1SS General Electric Microwave - Overview

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If you know the microwave repair part you need, you can browse the list of all parts on the HVM1540SM1SS, or you can search by name or part description. You can also find your part by where it is located on the HVM1540SM1SS by selecting a section below. If you’re not sure which part you need, you can narrow your search by selecting a common symptom and we’ll show you the repair parts most likely to fix your microwave. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

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Grease Filter

Sold individually. Most microwaves require 2.


Glass Cooking Tray

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


Rotating Ring


Primary Door Interlock Switch

This interlock switch is located in the door latch.




Drawing Lamp

Also known as Light Bulb. Sold individually. Appliance may take 2.


Door Latch

Used to keep the microwave door closed during operation.


Monitor Switch





This fan blade, also known as a stirrer blade, is a genuine OEM replacement part for your microwave. This is a fairly easy repair. To complete it, you will need a screwdriver to disassemble the fan assembly. Unplug the microwave before you begin this repair. Remove the fan cover and existing fan blade, and screw the new one in place. Reassemble all parts.

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Tray Glass Broken

  • Customer: Ramona from Woodbridge, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 27 of 33 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

Microwave runs with the door open

  • Customer: Thomas from Andover, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 27 of 37 people found this instruction helpful
Remove microwave outer cover. Turn on side & locate the upper & lower door switches. Better to replace in pairs even if one is ok. Remove the wire harness to each switch. Then replace switch and re connect the wire harness. Re attach outer cover
and test to see if that solved the problem. If so then well done!! read more

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
  • 32 of 54 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