This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the vent thermostat on a GE microwave. The most common reasons for replacing the vent thermostat are when the microwave exhaust fan isn't working or when the microwave stops after a few seconds.
All of the information for this vent thermostat replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
GE, Hotpoint, RCA
Tools used: multi-screwdriver, Phillips head bit, flat head bit