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Microwave oven screen reads "Door" when I press the start button.

Kitchenaid Oven / Microwave combo unit purchased new 2006.When I went to use it last night, the read out said "Door". The oven is working, the clock's are working, just not the microwave. I unplugged it and re set the time, but it still doesn't work. The microwave door is working fine, it's not blocked or damaged. It sounds proper when it closes. Please advise - thank you!
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This is usually caused by either a bad door switch or a loose door switch mount, which are pretty simple problems to fix.

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

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.

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

If you only need a switch, you can order a universal type here for $5 postpaid.

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

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