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Micro/convection stops every minute

I have a convec/micro model r1870 and ity stops every minute on the dot why? I have an Amana ACO1180AB in my RV. It also stops every 59 seconds. The RV Manufacturer has gone out of business and I have no manual. Does anyone know where I can find a manual, it's not available on the Amana site. If someone has a suggestion on how to correct the problem with my Microwave/Convection oven Id love to hear from you. Thanks

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This is a problem in one of the damper-related components, most likely the switch, but it may also be the motor or the damper door could be jammed.

The damper is a door inside that opens or closes depending on cooking mode. If the controller senses that the door is not in the right position, it will shut down the cook cycle.

Many models stop after 59 seconds if there's a problem with the damper saystem.

See the attached sample photo for a typical damper assembly.

We have the applicable service manuals for your Sharp model and have uploaded them to our site here and here to help you.

You will need the
free Adobe Reader to view or print it.

The best place to order Sharp parts is Tritronics. You can also call them at 866-779-5835.

For the Amana, There should be a "mini-manual" (tech sheet) hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting, testing, and locating components.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts for the Amana by entering your full model number here.

The Amana's damper switch is called "interlock switch" and is located at ref# 15 in drawing #5. The damper motor is ref # 22.

If a switch is all you need, we offer a universal type for only $5 postpaid which you can order here.

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

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