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SOURCE: wolf - microwave oven not turnin ON

This is usually caused by either a bad door switch, a loose door switch mount (which are pretty simple problems to fix) or occasionally a problem on the control panel.

Even though a door switch clicks, it may still be bad inside.

Door switch or mount trouble can be caused by slamming the door or by opening the door while it's cooking without hitting the Stop pad first.

There are plastic mounts inside the microwave which hold the door switches and onto which the door latches lock when you close the door.

The screws on these mounts may be loose. If they get too loose, the switches will not be activated properly.

Sometimes it's a broken tab on the switch holder, allowing the switch to rotate just out of position. This tab can be hard to see, since it is under the bottom edge of the switch.

If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa:.

If you think the problem is on the control panel, we repair these nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in most cases.

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

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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SOURCE: My wolf mw24 microwave won't come on. I set the

Hi,

The problem is in the door switch.... when the door is tightly closed the switch is not making contact but if you push that button and the door opens just a bit then the switch makes contact and it works....

If you can get a new door switch for that and replace the door safety switch then it will work for you...

heatman101

Posted on Nov 23, 2010

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Wolf MWC24 turns on and spins. Does not heat on microwave or convection. Any ideas?


The Wolf DCM24 is a rebranded Sharp, similar to the Sharp model R-930AK, etc.

The Sharp version service manual is here, and while cosmetic parts won't interchange, internal ones will.

The problem you have is usually caused by a bad bottom door switch, or that switch's mount may be loose, misaligned, or broken.

See my help info on door switches here and here.

Once you look all this over, if you have other questions, please feel free to contact me by e-mail here.

Please include FULL model number*, FCC ID number*, + detailed symptom information. ( * on the tag in cooking cavity or around door frame or control frame or on back)

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Sparks inside a wolf mw24 inside in right wall cover plate


The right side wall cover plate is the "waveguide cover."

It protects the waveguide and the magnetron at the other end from moisture, grease, and food particles.

If these remain stuck to the waveguide cover, arcing can occur, which will damage and / or destroy the cover, the waveguide or even the magnetron or the oven chassis.

As with most problems, this should be addressed sooner rather than later or it will only get worse, and may become unrepairable.

The similar Sharp model R-530E-series service manuals are here and here. They will help with disassembly, but the external / cosmetic parts will not interchange.

The Wolf waveguide number is 801798 and Wolf part ordering information is here.

The oven cavity and waveguide must be clean and if any spot is scorched or chipped, it must be sanded smooth, cleaned and dried, then touched up with appliance paint, available from local big box stores, home centers, appliance parts stores, and hardware stores.

Leave the door open overnight to dry the paint. Then install the new waveguide cover.

If the chassis or waveguide have holes in them, the oven must be scrapped and replaced.

For more free DIY and other help & advice, feel free to contact me via my site.

Please include FULL model number*, FCC ID number*, + detailed symptom information. ( * on the tag in cooking cavity or around door frame or control frame or on back)

William E. Miller, AS-EET
http://www.microwavecontrol.com
Microwave Oven Control Panel Repair Nationwide
"Recycling by repairing since 1982"

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How do I remove the control panel


Main door lifts off. Look for screw under vent panel at top. Remove vent panel to find screw (s) holding control panel.

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Wolf Microwave model MW24. How do I repair door problems?


Microwave doors are very important have contact switches that switch off if open or damaged. Interfearing with the door could lead to serious injury. The best way to sort doors tha wont open or close is to replace with old doors of the same make that does not have the same problem.

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No heat generated in microwave or convection oven mode


I just read that starting the microwave as usual and then slightly pressing in the handle (you can hear the heater(?) come on will make the heat come on. Tried it and it works. My repairman told me it needed a new magnetron ($700) but that was totally wrong. I will be trying another repairman to replace handle mechanism.

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I would like to fix a door switch on wolf MW24


The adjustment does not last, the technician should have replaced the door switch from the beginning to avoid a callback and leaving a bad impression. To trouble shoot you will need a digital meter, if you have one one post back.

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Panel problem


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Unplug the microwave from the wall outlet prior to disassembling.


Open the microwave door. Remove the screws securing the grill above the door opening to the microwave. Remove the grill.


Remove the screw located at the top of the control panel, which is now visible with the grill removed.


Lift the control panel up to release the tabs securing it in place. Move it away from the microwave.


Look at the rear of the control panel to any disconnected wires that may have caused the control panel to stop functioning. If wires are disconnected, reconnect them, reassemble the microwave and determine if the problem is still occurring. If the problem still occurs, replace the control panel.


Transfer the wires from the old control panel to the new control panel.


Move the panel back against the microwave's control panel housing. Slide it down to lock it into position.


Install the screw at the top of the control panel.

Replace the grill on the top of the microwave. Secure it using the screws that were removed.


Restore power to the microwave.

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The microwave will run for a minute and then shut off


This is a problem in one of the damper-related components, either the switch or motor or the damper door may be binding.

The damper is a door inside that opens or closes depending on cooking mode. If the controller senses that the door is not in the right position, it will shut down the cook cycle.

Sharp (and Sharp-made Dacor and Wolf) models stop after 59 seconds.

See: http://www.fixya.com/uploads/Howto/B27054B.jpg

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Wolf - microwave oven not turnin ON


This is usually caused by either a bad door switch, a loose door switch mount (which are pretty simple problems to fix) or occasionally a problem on the control panel.

Even though a door switch clicks, it may still be bad inside.

Door switch or mount trouble can be caused by slamming the door or by opening the door while it's cooking without hitting the Stop pad first.

There are plastic mounts inside the microwave which hold the door switches and onto which the door latches lock when you close the door.

The screws on these mounts may be loose. If they get too loose, the switches will not be activated properly.

Sometimes it's a broken tab on the switch holder, allowing the switch to rotate just out of position. This tab can be hard to see, since it is under the bottom edge of the switch.

If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa:.

If you think the problem is on the control panel, we repair these nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in most cases.

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

Nov 03, 2008 | Microwave Ovens

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