Microwave - Filter Replacement
|If your GE Spacemaker
microwave has a recirculating charcoal filter, it will need to be replaced
(Charcoal filters cannot be cleaned.)
A few tips on recognizing when a charcoal filter should be replaced:
The following suggestions are basic, and may not be specific for your model.
For specific instructions on accessing and replacing the charcoal filter, please consult the Owner's Manual.
Download a free copy of the Owner's Manual and/or Installation Instructions.
To view a short video on how to install a charcoal filter:
To remove charcoal filter:
To install the new filter:
Replacement filters can be ordered from GE Parts. Purchase a GE part or accessory on-line.
Note: While it is understood that knowing exactly when to replace an ineffective filter could save money and improve the operating efficiency of the range or microwave venting system, it is not possible for GE to provide an average life, or to rate the filters based on hours of usage. This is because cooking styles vary greatly from person to person, and the grease that comes from cooking is the major contributing factor leading to a charcoal filter becoming ineffective.