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No Heat Have a Sharp R-1492 microwave oven was heating up some rice and was working fine, cooking stopped,turntable stopped but timer kept counting down. When done tried to restart but only light would come on and timer worked no cooking at all. Also noticed microwave was very hot (to the touch). Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    Microwave was on, shut off without beeping. Checked it out, had kicked the gfi switch, reset it. Still won't work but everything else does. Even the timer starts counting down, turntable doesn't spin and microwave isn't kicking on.

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This is probably due to a bad door switch, most likely the top one. The microwave got hot because the cooling fan was not running. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info (as well as a text file which helps in diagnosing and repairing door switch problems) at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your model number here: http://www3.sears.com/

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