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My Emerson MW8115FS 1450 Watts

My microwave was only 3 months old when it was put in storage. Now that we are using it again, it turns on every time the door is closed, but it doesn't heat. None of the buttons work either!!

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Hi your door has hooks which activate of the switches is called the monitor switch .the purpose of this switch is to close the mwave circuit[complete the circuit] indicating your mwave is safe for present your mwave circuit is open therefore your functions arenot working .check if door hooks are making contact with the switch ,check if the swith is testing continuity.ihope ihave been of assistance let me know cheers

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