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A real space saver!
We bought this model to conserve our limited counter space. We easily installed it ourselves under a cabinet with the optional installation kit. It looks nice, is easily accessible, and, so far,...Read complete review
We bought this model to conserve our limited counter space. We easily installed it ourselves under a cabinet with the optional installation kit. It looks nice, is easily accessible, and, so far, has met all of our microwave cooking and reheating needs. The controls and cooking options seem too many and varied for our personal preference, though we are working though the learning curve. We noticed steam/water vapor emitting from the side vent and collecting on the wall when cooking a large sweet potato. While this appears to be normal, we hope it does not present a corrosion problem with long term use. This unit costs about $100 more than equivalent-power counter top models. Clearly, some of that additional cost results from beefing up the frame to hang from a cabinet, but the [$] premium seems a little high. This microwave oven does meet our space and cooking needs, and we are happy and satisfied with our purchase. Oh yes, the Abt ordering, packing, and shipping process was easy, speedy, and top notch!
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Can't leave it plugged in
I had this less than 2 months when I had to have it serviced because it wouldn't turn off unless you left the door open or unplugged it. 18 months after the servicing it...Read complete review
I had this less than 2 months when I had to have it serviced because it wouldn't turn off unless you left the door open or unplugged it. 18 months after the servicing it started doing it again, in fact, it has even started without anyone being near it. The last thing I do before I go to bed or leave the house is make sure it's unplugged. Now it's starting to make a slight hissing noise when it cooks, so needless to say, this thing has got to go and I WON'T get another GE
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Bought 2, both broke after 2 years
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from Washington, DC, United States
Comments about GE Profile Spacemaker II Black Microwave Oven:
GE quality really has tanked. I've owned 2 of these and both broke, unrepairable after the warranty at 2 years. I have a 14 year old spacemaker II that still works. I guess Quality is Old School.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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Why change the size?
from Cincinnati, OH, United States
We have the Ge Profile PEM31DMWW microwave. It has been fine. Why do you change the sizes? We have expensive built-in cabinets. We had to buy the trim kit to fit this microwave. Now, to replace the microwave, the dimensions are different, and it will require cutting into our cabinets by a professional. Why is it so hard to make the same size? The other issues we have are the inside of the door seems to be rusting in the corner, and I have had to replace the plastic turnstile piece because the wheels stop rotating causing the glass table in the microwave to periodically pop. This is very frustrating. I spend far more on fixing my cabinets than I do on replacing this microwave. Clearly, the people who design these don't have expensive cabinets in their home.
GREAT SPACE SAVER
from New Jersey, United States
THIS MICROWAVE ISVERY EASY TO USE. THE STAINLESS STEEL MAKES IT EASY TO CLEAN AND SAVES SPACE IN MY KITCHEN.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Sleak and compact
By Ohio Customer
The was easy to install and looks great with the trim kit for cabinet mounting.
Sorry I bought this model
The top white interior of this microwave is bubbling and peeling off
Peeling interior paint
from Chicago, IL, United States
We love how this unit functions and looks but were distressed to discover the interior ceiling paint of the unit is peeling. GE's FAQ's indicate there is no repair possible and the unit must be replaced. We love the microwave and are disappointed that GE's solution to the problem is to load up a landfill with a functioning product.
GE PROFILE SPACEMAKER
from CT, United States
LIGHTWEIGHT AND HANGS UNDER A TOP CABINET....NOT ABOVE THE RANGETOP. USER NEVER GETS IN THE WAY OF PERSON USING RANGE
from Elmont, ny
We got our first one when we remodeled our kitchen 5 yrs ago and needed a built-in with these specific dimensions. It lasted about 2 years when the door switch/button broke. The 2nd one lasted until last night when the door switch broke again. Unfortunately we can't seem to find a different brand with these dimensions.
Love the size
Best microwave ever. Powerful and compact. Love the express touch cooking keys!
from Shaker Heights, OH, United States
This was purchased as a replacement for the "same" one purchased 12 years ago. It was built in with very tight clearances. Although the height and depth dimensions had been increased slightly, I was able to re-use the same opening. However, a new mounting kit was required (position of screw slots and screw pitch was changed). The new one has additional features which will be useful.
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