How to Clean a GE Microwave [Detailed Guide]

If you don’t know how to clean a GE microwave with so many tough stains, you have come to the right place. We are going to show you how to clean a GE microwave using different methods. You will also learn how to clean a GE microwave filter.

How to Clean a GE Microwave

There are multiple ways to effectively clean a GE microwave so we are going to show you most of them.

Lemon and Water

To clean your microwave with lemon and water, do this…

Step 1: Get a bowl and pour a cup of water into it.

Step 2: Take a lemon and cut it in half.

Step 3: Squeeze the juice from the two lemon halves into the water then drop them in as well.

Step 4: Place the bowl of lemon and water into the microwave.

Step 5: Set your microwave on the highest setting possible and leave the water to boil for five minutes.

Step 6: Once the microwave is done, turn it off and leave for another five minutes.

Step 7: After the five minutes take out the bowl and get a soft sponge.

Step 8: Dip the sponge into the water and lemon then squeeze the water out.

Step 9: Use the sponge to clean the microwave.

Step 10: Use a damp towel to wipe the microwave.

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Step 11: Once the glass tray has cooled down, take it and wash as well. Do not do this with the dishwasher.

Step 12: Leave the tray to dry then return it to the microwave.

Baking Soda

To clean your microwave with baking soda, do the following…

Step 1: Form a paste using some baking soda and water.

Step 2: Using a sponge, apply the paste in the microwave.

Step 3: Leave the paste for 10 minutes or more before wiping with a damp cloth.

Step 4: You can repeat this process as many times as needed to get rid of any burnt food or tough stains in the microwave.

Wet Paper Towels

If your microwave isn’t so dirty, you could use this method…

Step 1: Get a handful of paper towel and dip in some water.

Step 2: Place the paper towels in the microwave and microwave on high for 3 minutes.

Step 3: After 3 minutes, use the paper towels to clean the microwave’s interior.

Dishwashing Soap

This is almost like the lemon and water method. To clean your GE microwave with dishwashing soap, follow these steps…

Step 1: Get a bowl of water with some dishwashing soap.

Step 2: Place the bowl in the microwave and close the door.

Step 3: Run the microwave on high for five minutes.

Step 4: After five minutes, turn the microwave off.

Step 5: Dip a soft sponge into the soap and water and scrub the microwave.

Step 6: Wipe the microwave with a damp towel.

How to Clean A GE Microwave Grease Filter

To clean a GE microwave grease filter, do the following…

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Step 1: Turn off the microwave.

Step 2: Look underneath the microwave. The grease filters will be there.

Step 3: Take them out by pulling the tabs on each one to release them from the microwave.

Step 4: Place the grease filters in a bowl of hot water with some dishwashing soap.

Step 5: Leave the grease filters in the water for 5-10 minutes.

Step 6: Afterwards, get a soft sponge and scrub all the grease off the filter.

Step 7: Rinse the grease filters under some cool water.

Step 8: Place the grease filters on a towel and let them dry.

Step 9: Once they are dry, return them to the microwave.

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How to Clean A GE Microwave Charcoal Filter

The charcoal filter in a GE microwave cannot be washed. When the filter message indicates that it is time attend to the filter, you will need to replace it. To replace the charcoal filter in a GE microwave, do the following…

Step 1: Turn the microwave off and unplug it.

Step 2: Take out the two screws at the top of the microwave which hold the front grille in place.

Step 3: Open the door of the microwave.

Step 4: Slide the front grille to the left then take it out.

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Step 5: Lift the charcoal filter up then take it out.

Step 6: Get a new charcoal filter and place in the opening of the microwave.

Step 7: Return the front grille to the microwave and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 8: Close the door of the microwave.

Step 9: Plug the microwave back in.

The video below will show you how to replace the charcoal filter in a GE microwave.

How to Clean a GE Microwave Door

To clean the door of your GE microwave, simply spray some glass cleaner on it and wipe with a damp towel or cloth.

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