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Over the range Goldstar microwave not working????

Lights,display,fan all work but turntable doesnt turn and wont heat. Had been having intermittent problems with turntable. I turned switching the electrical panel breaker a couple times but still not working. HELP!!!!Thanks

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  • cambernj Nov 08, 2008

    Model 1501BQ Sept 03 serial #309TA tray turns, lights come on, fan won't work and no heat i have an ohm meter and have checked the switches they seem to work except the middle one does not seem to change when I ohm it. Can i just put these two wires together off of the switch and see if it works to verify the switch.



    Thanks for any help.

  • OakTerr Mar 24, 2009

    Everything works on the microwave, but it doesn;t heat. The microwave was bought in 2005. How long should it work?

  • scrap661 May 05, 2009

    Goldstar 1501 1000 watts. While cooking a bunch of potatoes, micro stopped heating. Everythingstill works wxcept the turntable dowa not rotate and no heat. Did I blow a fuse? Or do I have some other issue? Any help is greatly appreciated.

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It's probably a bad door switch or door switch mount.

Even though a door switch clicks, it may still be bad inside. Its continuity must be checked.

Door switch or mount trouble can be caused by slamming the door or by opening the door while it's cooking without hitting the Stop pad first.

There are plastic mounts inside the microwave which hold the door switches and onto which the door latches lock when you close the door.

The screws on these mounts may be loose. If they get too loose, the switches will not be activated properly.

Sometimes it's a broken tab on the switch holder, allowing the switch to rotate just out of position. This tab can be hard to see, since it is under the bottom edge of the switch.

If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa:.

If you only need a switch, you can order one from us for $5 postpaid.

If you think the problem is on the control panel, we repair these nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in most cases.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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