Question about Microwave Ovens
When the start button is pushed the light comes on and the counter comes on, however, the plate inside doesn't spin and the fan does'nt come on.
Your lower door switch is bad or its mount is broken.
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.
We have a similar service manual that works for this model and have uploaded it to our site here to help you.
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If you only need a switch, you can order a universal type from us for $5 postpaid.
The best place to order other Sharp parts is Tritronics. You can also call them at 866-779-5835.
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Posted on Nov 24, 2008
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Sounds like an intermittent door switch or a loose door switch mount. Very common.
At our site, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and disassembly information.
See our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
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