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Microwave won't start: Model rmc275pd

Inside light doesn't come on. When I press 'start' or 'add minute', I get 3 beeps and it won't start. All other bottons work.

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I had the same problem with the interior light in an Advantium microwave. Called GE Service since it is supposedley not a user serviceable feature. Their solution was to turn off circuit breaker and back on to reset comouter. It worked!!!! Light works fine now. Hope this helps.

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If you're saying that the inside light won't come on when you opoen the door, then you probably have a bad door switch, most likely the upper one. The most common causes are opening the door while it's cooking instead of hitting the STOP pad first, broken switch mounts, and damage to or slamming the door. These switches are locally available at appliance parts companies. I have a helpful text file with critical safety information and info on diagnosing and replacing door switches. You can find it by doing a search on Yahoo.com (not Google) for microwave doorsw.txt I appreciate your rating of this answer.

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