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Whirpool GH9185XL problem

My microwave light and fan run fine,,but when I try to heat or cook something, it starts momentaryily and then stops, then starts and stops..starts and stops..continuously....until time runs out...once in a great while it will start and take off and run through its cycle...then when I try it again...I am back to start and stop...etc....

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GH918 4xLQ-1 Microwave
Runs for a few seconds, stops, and displays F7.
I've lost my manuel. Thank you!

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1702 Dover Circle
Salina, Ks. 67401
(785)827-6185
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This is usually caused by either a bad door switch, a loose door switch mount, or a problem on the control panel.

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

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, linked here on Fixya: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

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Sounds like your power level is not set to 100% and that is why the magnetron cycles on and off

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

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