Highest Rated Consumer Review by the Community
Mar 12, 2008 by gregepin04
Rated a Very Helpful Review
Pros: inexpensive and reliable
Cons: larger families might need a bigger unit
Summary: The GE 1100 Watts Microwave Oven is an inexpensive and easy to use oven. We bought ours last year and it's been 100% reliable. The unit is loaded with features, including one button cook times, regular time settings, beverage warmer, popcorn maker ... read more
Sep 16, 2002 by juliebove
Rated a Helpful Review
Pros: The message screen and moisture sensor.
Summary: This was sort of an emergency purchase. The microwave I previously owned had smoke billowing out of it, so I had to replace it. I had always owned smaller microwaves, but was unable to find a small one on such short notice. But I am actually quite ... read more
Express Customer Reviews
Feb 4, 2008 by texastroll
Pros: Works ok for 1 year.
Cons: Reliability is poor. Warranty only covers the parts not the service call.
Summary: We have had to replace the MAGENTRON on our microwave twice before and its failed now for a 3rd time. After 1 year of use almost like clockwork it fails. Failed Mar 16, 2006, Feb 7, 2007 and its dead again today Feb 4, ... read more
Aug 20, 2007 by tavaf
Pros: I can not think of any!!! I am sorry.
Cons: Simply said...Magnetron!!!
Summary: If you are planning on spending a day of your hard earned vacation at home waiting for the repair person, this is the perfect product for you. In addition, you will have to pay the labor cost even when the part(it's always the magnetron) is under ... read more
Oct 30, 2006 by jzsmart333
Pros: Did not burn down house
Cons: Too numerous to summarize
Summary: As bad as all the other reviews are, I've faired worse. Have replaced 4 times. Most any one has lasted has been 2 years. Shortest is 6 months. Why must I keep buying this? Because built-in cabinet is tied to this particular model, and wife says I ... read more
May 5, 2006 by kelricalain
Not rated yet
Pros: Nice clock. Controls easy to use.
Cons: Extremely short life on magnetron.
Summary: A GE JE1660 microwave came with our new home as a built in unit. After 2 years of mainly cooking potatoes and popcorn, the magnetron died. Of course, the labor cost to replace an under-warranty part is still more than a new microwave. But the kicker is ... read more
Feb 15, 2006 by pgonzalez
Pros: Hard to say because Cons have more weight
Cons: Magnetron is unreliable.
Summary: Our second microwave went bad this week. I have replaced two in five years. Definitely bad from GE. Hard to believe from this brand. ... read more
Jan 14, 2006 by wintersdb
Pros: Timer works well.
Summary: This microwave came with our $879,000 house. It has gone through three magnetrons in three years. It's had light usage and GE claims there's no generic problem. What happened to six-sigma? I'm buying another ... read more