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So far, so Good
I love the size and features of my new microwave and how attractive it looks. My prior GE micro didn't come with a turntable, and it makes such a difference, especially when I'm...Read complete review
I love the size and features of my new microwave and how attractive it looks. My prior GE micro didn't come with a turntable, and it makes such a difference, especially when I'm using the potato setting. I purchased a steamer covered dish which does a nice job under the steamer setting, but have to guess as to size or cups of vegetables I'm cooking when the question appears. One has to make many choices when preparing some of the food, so you have to follow instructions on the screen which tells you to "press again" for options and decisions to be made. Of course, you can simply choose to use regular cooking times based on past experience. I've had to remember to press the timer setting both at the start and upon completion of a countdown, or the reminder bell won't stop until I do, unlike my last unit. Also, in order to make the turntable stationary if the serving dish is too large to rotate on it, you have to press settings and go through some options to get to that function, and then press 0 for it to stop rotating. I found out that once the food was cooked, the setting automatically returned to the rotating turntable. However, these are just all learning curves one must get used to. I pretty much use my microwave every day so I hope it has a long life.
Most Liked Negative Review
GE can do better, but won't
We have owned 4 (maybe 5) of these units and their immediate predecessor models. We keep buying them because they fit the space. None have lasted more than 5 years. We would...Read complete review
We have owned 4 (maybe 5) of these units and their immediate predecessor models. We keep buying them because they fit the space. None have lasted more than 5 years. We would gladly pay $100-$200 more if GE (or someone) would just make something more reliable that would last 10 years. But of course, they wouldn't make as much money. Each replacement has included cheaper materials than the previous one. In fact the one we just bought was even less expensive than the last one we bought 5 years ago. The 2.1 cf model has a dial selector; we prefer the all push button touch pad, but that's only available on the 1.9cf models (or smaller). If we had repaired our old model, the control module alone was over $500 (no labor). We bought the new model for less than that. Everything is throwaway now. The new one seems to work fine, although I have noticed it doesn't cook popcorn as well as the older version. It's the same old story when it comes to manufacturing products these days. No one makes anything that will last. If they did, customers would flock to buy their product.
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By Happy DIYer
from North Carolina, United States
Comments about GE White Over-The-Range Microwave Oven:
purchased as a replacement to fit existing brackets
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Great Microwave and looks are stunning
from Charleston, SC, United States
It came with the house and we have used it multiple times. So far, it works great and we are very happy with it.
Great convenient microwave!
from Northern Virginia
This unit came with my new condo. Very convenient to reheat or prepare quick bites.
Love it Love it -- cooks perfectly every time
from Elverson, PA, United States
During our kitchen reno we selected this GE microwave because of its functions, ratings and price. Works perfectly and cooks the food to perfection each and every time. LOVE the "soften" function.
from DeLand, FL, United States
This product came with the new house we bought and we are happy with it.
Overall, very happy.
from Waltham, MA
Purchased this microwave to replace a GE microwave that was working perfectly fine, only because we wanted to match the other stainless steel appliances. My only negative point would be that the exhaust fan is fairly loud.
I love this microwave! I bought it because it matched my GE dishwasher but it has great features and I absolutely love the look of it. I especially love the night lite feature. I set it to come on around dark and to go off a few hours later after we are settled in for the night. Who thinks of these things! :-)
from Jersey City
Great features for the price. I wish it had automatic fan like the spacemaker models. I also wish the products came with charcoal filters pre-installed.
Great Features, Sleek Look
from Cincinnati, OH, United States
We love how this microwave looks in our new home. It has great quick select features that takes the guessing away from cook time on certain foods. Easy to clean, and looks very nice with the GE oven we purchased as well.
By tim s sr
from Cayce, SC, United States
this microwave doesn't mess around. heats up food quickly
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