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GE JES1288SH 950 Watts Convection / Microwave Oven

GE JES1288SH 950 Watts Convection / Microwave Oven
alaAverage 1.8

26 reviews

Oct, 2014

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(Based on 26 reviews)

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Arcing, burn marks on cardboard plate

 

We received this GE JES1288SH microwave secondhand from my parents, it's a 2003 model and is a nice looking stainless steel front oven and easy to use (although we have never found a reason to try to grill or brown anything in it). From the day we...

Nice looking, plenty of features, easy to use, roomy

Dangerously unstable with regards to the arcing problem. Minor gripe

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Arcing, burn marks on cardboard plate

 

We received this GE JES1288SH microwave secondhand from my parents, it's a 2003 model and is a nice looking stainless steel front oven and easy to use (although we have never found a reason to try to grill or brown anything in it). From the day we...

Nice looking, plenty of features, easy to use, roomy.

Dangerously unstable with regards to the arcing problem.

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Recall this fire hazzard.

 

In February of 2007 my wife and I purchased a GE Microwave model # JES1288. By December of 2007 the microwave was making a loud buzzing sound, sparking and flaming in the area that contains the magnetron. I called GE and they sent out a ...

It is shiny.

Need I say more than fire hazzard and the fact that GE won't take responsibility.

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Excellent microwave

 

I've used this microwave nearly every night for the past four years. It is easy to use, and looks good. No fire problem yet (God willing!) and I've let it get pretty messy on the inside at times. My only real reservation is that the owner's manual...

Very very dependable, easy to use, great defrost feature

Unchangeable (?) light bulb, unremovable upper electric element makes cleaning the

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Not worth it

 

Buzzing, smoking and small fire from cardboard area to the right of the inside of the microwave. It lasted only two years and I paid $270.00 for it at Lowes. I was disappointed this product was not recalled, as it is a fire hazard.

Multiple features, nice stainless steel design

Caught on fire and stopped working 2 years from purchase

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Don't buy this firetrap

 

We used it about a year and a half before it started shooting flames,even though we always kept it clean and took very good care of it.We bought it for the browning feature which didn't work very well,perhaps it was designed to brown the inside of your...

The box it came in lasted longer than the microwave

It is a fire danger Don't buy

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A Huge Disappointment

 

I bought the GE 1288 SH02 microwave oven in the summer or fall of 2004, and have never had a moment's problem with it until two days ago, when suddenly it began buzzing loudly while cooking an egg patty on a paper plate. Light was flashing behind the...

Beautiful and easy to use

Nearly caught on fire with no warning, after only 3 years' use

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A Huge Disappointment

 

I bought the GE 1288 SH02 microwave oven in the summer or fall of 2004, and have never had a moment's problem with it until two days ago, when suddenly it began buzzing loudly while cooking an egg patty on a paper plate. Light was flashing behind the ...

Beautiful and easy to use

Nearly caught on fire with no warning, after only 3 years' use

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Piece of Crap

 

I bought one of these units in December of 2005.It has arced out three times and I quit using it.I tried the the 1-800 numbers and got jerked around for a half an hour.They said if I would take it to an a service center and have it analyzed they would...

Looks nice,great storage box for dog food

Too expensive when it only last 18 months

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JES1288SH 02 Microwave Oven

 

04-18-2007 More information: UPDATE.. I have good news,yes I really do. I call the GE people and talked to the people at 1-800-848-7620 Customer Relations. After going into detail about the date I bought the oven and the problems I had with the ...

Easy to clean and is pretty and shinny

Sorry service life for a product of this type

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