Question about Dacor PCOR30 Convection/Microwave Oven

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Clock will run down to 1 second of the minute and microwave will stop

Our Dacor PCOR30 over stove microwave stops when there is 1 second left to go on a minute. Set at 3 minutes it runs to 2 minutes, 1 second and stops, push start again and it runs to 1 minute 2 seconds and stops. We recently had a construction company cut the power line to our home. Could this have caused a spike to create this problem. Have been told we need a new expensive timer.

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  • dedriann2002 Feb 29, 2008

    We have the same problem. Is this something that I can fix myself? I clicked on the link to the site with the directions and I got an error that the site no longer exists. We have a Dacor microwave, duel fuel stove and dishwasher and combined we spent about $6000-$7000 on and we have will now have all three serviced within the last 3 months cuz they are broken. I am not liking Dacor at all and am furious that we spent so much on them and they are subpar. Any help is appreciated.

  • snurb2 Mar 05, 2008

    Finally, I can say thank you. Dacor insisted it was the timer board. They replaced it twice. After the first one was installed I told the tech I had submitted the problem to Fixya and received 2 answers. One was the board and the other the damper circuit. He told the tech at Dacor the answer I had received from Fixya and was told by Dacor it was the timer board. They installed the second board and the results were the same. He called the tech from my home and was told it was the damper circuit. Where in hell was he last September? After a series of back orders the damper parts were installed today and it works. Thank you for your help. You now have 2 techs visiting your site that never heard of you before my problem

  • ndlbert May 03, 2008

    Have the same exact problem with the microwave stopping exactly every 59 seconds. I'm glad I never threw away our old counter microwave. Pretty sad when our cheapy whirlpool outlasts our thousand dollar high end!!!!!!!!!

  • iamnoone May 05, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. It just happened one day. I have no idea what triggered it. SHould i Replace the Damper board or the Circuit board, or something else.


    Help.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    my microwave stops randomly with a F7 error code. I tried it on power 90 with the same problem. Power 50 did not cut off and on full power, I got it to work by not putting more than one minute on the timer. I added a minute each time it got down to 1 second for a total run time of 4 minutes. But if I put more than one minute on to start at full power, it stopped every time within one minute.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    light works, fan works, timer works, clock works, but ei. put in 3 minutes, hit start, it just clicks and doesn't run

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The surge probably didn't cause this. This common error indicates a problem in the convection damper circuit. It may be a defective damper switch, damper motor, or a jammed damper door. I have attached a drawing of a typical damper system. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk You can order parts for Sharp models from Tritronics at http://www.wehaveparts.com.

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    William Miller Mar 05, 2008

    > Finally, I can say thank you.

    You're very welcome. I would appreciate your kind rating of my solution.

    I think "FixYa!" is the one you're looking for... *grin*

    Glad to get you fixed up. :)

    Please tell others about my site, I'm committed to thoughtful, quality answers.

  • William Miller
    William Miller Mar 05, 2008


    TO dedriann2002:

    The problem is related to the damper system, NOT the timer (control unit as it's called).

    Please see my detailed Solution #2 above.

    And I do appreciate your thoughtful rating of my solution.

  • William Miller
    William Miller Jul 01, 2008


    Funny, I gave the correct solution (damper trouble) but got an "inappropriate" rating, while someone else gave the wrong answer ("timer") and got a FixYa rating... odd...

    IT'S A DAMPER ISSUE, NOT THE CONTROL BOARD OR "TIMER".

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Yes the timer is prob the culprit. You probably had a brown out that caused the whole thing to go haywire.

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SOURCE: Need help with DACOR Microwave model PCOR30S, w/the minute timer

This is a problem in one of the damper-related components, most likely the switch, but it may also be the motor or the damper door.

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

See the attached sample photo for a typical damper assembly.

We have a very close service manual and have uploaded it to our site here to help you.

You will need the
free Adobe Reader to view or print it.

If a switch is all you need, we offer a universal type for only $5 postpaid which you can order here.

If your model is PCOR30, and you need a new motor, the part number is 66756 and you can order it here.

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

William E. Miller
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http://www.microwavedisplay.com

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My Dacor PCOR30 only works 58-59 seconds at a time. I've read this could be a control board issue (part No. 66660). Is this correct? Is there any other possible cause?


Not likely.

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.

Dacor-branded PCOR30-series microwaves are just cosmetically altered versions of the Sharp R1870-series ovens.

These Sharp-made models stop after 59 seconds when there's damper toruble.

See the attached sample drawing below for a typical damper assembly.

We have the applicable service manuals for the Sharp models and have uploaded it to our site here and here to help you in disassembling and troubleshooting your Dacor version.

You can find the Dacor PCOR parts list here and you can order Dacor parts by part number here.

If a switch is all you need, we offer a universal type for only $7.50 postpaid which you can order here.

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

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Nov 06, 2011 | Dacor PCOR30 Convection/Microwave Oven

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Unit shuts down every 59 sec. No matter how much time, with or without anything in micro and I figure to replace motor and switch. How do I get to those parts in unit? Does it have to come down?


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.

Dacor-branded PCOR30-series microwaves are just cosmetically altered versions of the Sharp R1870-series ovens.

These Sharp-made models stop after 59 seconds when there's damper toruble.

See the attached sample drawing below for a typical damper assembly.

We have the applicable service manuals for the Sharp models and have uploaded it to our site here and here to help you in disassembling and troubleshooting your Dacor version.

You can find the Dacor PCOR parts list here and you can order Dacor parts by part number here.

If a switch is all you need, we offer a universal type for only $7.50 postpaid which you can order here.

You will have to remove the oven from the wall and remove the outer cover to access, test & replace damper parts.

Just refer to your installation instructions.

If for some reason you don't still have yours, scroll down to the bottom of this page to find yours.

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

Sep 29, 2011 | Dacor PCOR30 Convection/Microwave Oven

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Pcor30s shuts off at 59 sec mark. Do I need to take down to get to damper motor,switch and door? Is it on rt. Side? Thanks, rick


They're on the left side, and yes, you need to remove the oven from the wall, then take off the outer cover to get access.

This Dacor oven is just a cosmetically-altered version of the Sharp R-1870-series ovens.

So the installation instructions for the R-1870-series will help you get it down. They're here.

We have the R-1874 service manuals here and here, and the PCOR30 parts list here.
We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Sep 29, 2011 | Dacor PCOR30 Convection/Microwave Oven

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My unit stops every 58 or 59 seconds and I have to push the start button to get it to resume.


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.

Dacor-branded PCOR30-series microwaves are just cosmetically altered versions of the Sharp R1870-series ovens.

These Sharp-made models stop after 59 seconds when there's damper toruble.

See the attached sample drawing below for a typical damper assembly.

We have the applicable service manuals for the Sharp models and have uploaded it to our site here and here to help you in disassembling and troubleshooting your Dacor version.

You can find the Dacor PCOR parts list here and you can order Dacor parts by part number here.

If a switch is all you need, we offer a universal type for only $7.50 postpaid which you can order here.

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

Aug 16, 2011 | Dacor PCOR30 Convection/Microwave Oven

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Microwave wasn't heating properly and now the door won't open. The button you push to open the door usually has tension on it but now it has none.


You can remove the control panel assembly, then you'll be able to see the door opening parts.

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

The Dacor PCOR30 is essentially a rebranded Sharp R-1874, so the relevant Sharp service manuals (here and here) will help you with disassembly if you need more help.

The Sharp manuals will not have the proper Dacor part numbers.

For that, see the Dacor PCOR parts list here.

Our favorite place to order Dacor parts is by part number from the Pros here.

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

Jun 19, 2011 | Dacor PCOR30 Convection/Microwave Oven

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The microwave stops after 50-60 seconds regardless of the amount of time left on the panel


The PCOR30 microwaves are essentially a rebranded Sharp R-1870-series ovens.

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 models stop after 59 seconds.

See the attached sample drawing for a typical damper assembly.

The service manuals that cover these models are here:

http://www.microwavedisplay.com/r1874_sm.pdf
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/r1870_r1871_sm.pdf
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/r1850_r1851_sm.pdf

The above manuals will not have Sharp part numbers, not the Dacor part numbers, but they should work, and you can order them from
the Sears Parts Directimage-4235112-10659157 site.

But if you're leery or unsure, you can look up the Dacor part numbers in the part list here, then order by part number from the Pros here.

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

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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.

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Need help with DACOR Microwave model PCOR30S, w/the minute timer


This is a problem in one of the damper-related components, most likely the switch, but it may also be the motor or the damper door.

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

See the attached sample photo for a typical damper assembly.

We have a very close service manual and have uploaded it to our site here to help you.

You will need the
free Adobe Reader to view or print it.

If a switch is all you need, we offer a universal type for only $5 postpaid which you can order here.

If your model is PCOR30, and you need a new motor, the part number is 66756 and you can order it here.

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

William E. Miller
[email protected]
http://www.microwavedisplay.com

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This sounds like the unit is defective and if I were you I would return for replacment!

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