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GE - 1.6 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave - Stainless steel-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 2252 reviews

94%
would recommend to a friend

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noisy
  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Does its job but loud motor

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    Mcf303
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    Does its job and heats food properly but the motor is obnoxiously loud. Then GE charges $99 to send a tech out to diagnose the issue. Not worth the cost of this microwave.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Does not heat properly and loud when heating.

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    consumer
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    G.E. micro range was very loud when on. Also the circular plate is much smaller than the previous one. Food did not come out hot and had to be reheated a few times.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      GE Answers

      Hello Valued Consumer - thank you for providing a review of your new over-the-range microwave. This is a nice model with 1,000 watts. It should not be slow to heat your food. The turntable is 13.5" round. Most of our over-the-range microwaves are this size. We recommend trying the microwave performance test: 1) Place a glass bowl (preferably a 2qt. Pyrex measuring bowl) with 1qt. of water in the center of the microwave cavity. The water must be 59-75 degrees Fahrenheit (15-24 degrees Celsius); 2) Heat the water for exactly 2 minutes 30 seconds on High (this is the default setting); 3) A temperature rise in the range of 28-40 degrees Fahrenheit (15-22 degrees Celsius) indicates that the oven is cooking properly. If not, we recommend contacting GE Factory Service at 1-800-432-2737 for assistance. Thanks for choosing GE Appliances and for providing your feedback! NANCYatGE GE_Appliances

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good basic OTR Microwave

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    Curt
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    This is a great low-end replacement Microwave. Nothing fancy, but does the job well. A bit noisy when running but heats things in a timely/proper manner. The door closing noise is pretty loud, but that isn't a very big deal.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    an ok microwave

    Posted
    John
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    Only real complaint is that the vent fans are too noisy

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Quiet microwave with loud door

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    Constance
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    Positives - actual microwaving is quiet, performs as you'd expect Negative (only negative and reason it doesn't receive 5 stars) - the door is loud when you open and close it. Even if you try to open or close it very slow and carefully, it's still loud (especially closing). The door lifts up slightly when you close it, so it makes me wonder if it's slightly off to begin with. It's interesting, because the actual microwaving is very quiet compared to our former microwave, yet the door is much louder.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    so far so good

    Posted
    tgh112715
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    works well but the door is really loud when you close it - sounds like you've slammed it close when you just really did it normal...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    noisey

    Posted
    newfie
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    I have found this microwave to be very noisy when opening and closing the door. Plus if you want to cook for less than 1 hour you have to perform several steps.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Microwave

    Posted
    Dani
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    Little noisy but work . I do like it.only issue is that its noisy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Not the best

    Posted
    Tiger
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    The display buttons on the front are not arranged user friendly. The fan is too loud for me.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      GE Answers

      Hello Tiger - thank you for reviewing your new GE Appliances microwave. We appreciate your feedback regarding the arrangement of the pads on the control panel and we're sorry you are not happy with the sound of the fan. Your comments are important to us as we share this information with our product team. Thanks for choosing GE Appliances! NANCYatGEA GE_Appliances

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It's okay

    Posted
    w1r1v3ra
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    Microwave scratches easy and is an it loud. Next time I would invest in better quality.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    microwave

    Posted
    Mimix2
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    I love this over the stove microwave, has a large cooking area, one touch keypad. The vent fan is loud even on the low setting.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice for the price

    Posted
    KingRook
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    So far, so good. A bit noisy, but it works better than the contractor special that died on me.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good microwave for your money

    Posted
    kandycane
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    nice microwave for the money. the door takes some force to close so the doory is loud to shut.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    poor quality

    Posted
    bmwnaw
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    Only bought it because it fit the built-in space. Door is tough to open and very noisy. Frequently trips circuit breaker.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love this microwave

    Posted
    wildflower
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    Despite a few negative reviews that I read, it runs quiet and the chime at the end of cooking time is not that annoying. The door is a little noisy when closed, but I can live with that. It runs great and is fairly simple to operate, plus it looks great in my kitchen.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Worth the price

    Posted
    hlmjbm
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    I found this microwave very difficult to install. It is quiet and efficient. The door closure is stiff and noisy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works just as advertised

    Posted
    Xdrag
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    Good all around microwave. We've had this now for about three weeks, no problems yet. Aside from the door feeling maybe a bit flimsy, and the fan being a tad loud, nothing I would change about it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Noisy!!!

    Posted
    MadChad
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    Installed this microwave, and it has an incredibly loud buzzing/vibrating noise. And, I mean loud. It sounds like something is broken or damaged. The delivery box was in good condition. I installed it, myself, and it was gently and correctly installed. I bought this to replace an older microwave because it seemed to be wearing out. @@@@@@@@ Heating took more time, the inside light would only come on when the microwave started, and the light underneath was not working. @@@@@@@ Looks like I'll have to reinstall the old one and return this one. That's a ton of work just because I made the mistake of buying this microwave.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    It gets the job done

    Posted
    MJGM
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    We only use a microwave to heat leftovers. This unit works as anticipated. Only complaint is that it is a little loud. I also observed that the window appears to show steam on the left side but it quickly goes away after the door has been opened when removing the food.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    OK

    Posted
    Lynda
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    Glass front on microwave fogs up when using it for a few minutes. Also, installer had some problems with inside the cabinet vent. I will have to call someone to finish the job with the vent. It does work but vent is very loud.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend