Question about Emerson MW8102SS 1100 Watts Microwave Oven
I have a microwave Emerson Model MW8117W.
It's only 2 years old.
It turns on and when you press cook it counts down, but doesn't heat up, plate doesn't turn, and nothing gets cooked.
Ok just figured this out! It is a problem with the alignment on the lower door switch. I took the cabinet off and lifted up on the door switch slightly and voila! It works. You could probably fix this without taking it apart, just lift up on the door ever so slightly. I hope this works for you.
Posted on Mar 06, 2009
For others with similar situation- I ran into this and fixed this with replacing 1 of the 2 door switches. I found someone who had the same unit and problem and he explained the whole resolution.
I ordered 2 of these switches incase the other went at some point. Had to widen the connectors to fit the replacement part, but it works fine. It is simply a failure on a moving part that gets used everytime the door opens and closes. So when it fails the switch does not close the circuit and the microwave senses the door is not shut and will not work properly.
Posted on Jan 11, 2015
I was having the same problem and it turned out the door was just misaligned. I pulled up on the door until there was a click and then it worked fine.
Posted on Jan 07, 2013
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 25, 2015 | GE Microwave Ovens
Aug 18, 2014 | Microwave Ovens
Jun 07, 2012 | Emerson Microwave Ovens
Jan 28, 2011 | Emerson Fans Microwave Ovens
Dec 06, 2009 | Emerson Microwave Ovens
May 18, 2009 | Emerson MW8108P Microwave Oven
Jan 08, 2009 | Emerson MW8102SS 1100 Watts Microwave Oven
Jan 04, 2009 | Emerson Black Microwave Oven
Jul 16, 2014 | Emerson MW8102SS 1100 Watts Microwave Oven
5,018 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!