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I have a sharp Carousel model R-1460, when u shut

I have a sharp Carousel model R-1460, when u shut door light stays on and it sounds like its running.also start button wont work. help please

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SOURCE: Fans continues to run.

door switches or control circuit, may be loose contact or open check all wiring and circuit...

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

MicrowaveSvc
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SOURCE: Sharp Carousel Microwave door latch stopped working door won't stay closed

Normally the problem is not the spring, but a broken spring mounting tab on the door latch head (hook) assembly or the inner door panel.

If it's the door panel, it's usually easier and cheaper to use epoxy and some kind of hardware to fashion a new spring mount.

The door latch head (hook) is easy to replace or repair if that's the issue.

We have *critical* safety & disassembly info at our site, linked here: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

We also have this full service manual at our site: http://www.microwavedisplay.com/R1480_R1481_R1482_sm.pdf

Normally you have to separate the door panels (as shown in the attached photo) and then you'll see the screws you need to remove.

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Posted on Apr 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Emerson MW8119SB microwave wont stop running with door closed

It should have a one-year warranty on parts and labor.

I'd call Emerson at 1-800-695-0098 to find your nearest authorized service center to have it fixed free.

It's probably a bad door switch or door switch mount.

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Posted on Jun 22, 2008

MicrowaveSvc
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SOURCE: my Sharp carousel model R-306LW

We have the service manual for this model and have uploaded it to our site here to help you.

You will need the free Acrobat Reader to view or print it in case you don't have it already.

I would bet that the high voltage capacitor shorted and took out the fuse. It may possibly be the high voltage rectifier diode, but I bet it's not.

Here are some additional links you or someone you know can use (in order given) for test help, but read the safety warnings first:

http://www.gallawa.com/microtech/cap_test.html
http://www.gallawa.com/microtech/diode.html (if it is NOT shorted, it's probably fine)

The best place to order Sharp parts is Tritronics.

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Posted on Oct 24, 2008

mcdevito75
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SOURCE: User Manual Needed for Sharp Carousel Microwave Model R-303CW

mcdevito75 here, Best Bet, contact Sharp online, try sharp microwave oven.com Or in any store that sells Sharp microwave ovens get contact info off that package.

Posted on Jul 07, 2010

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