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Display scramled, light works, timer counts down but unit doesnt

The display has been scrambled on different occassions reset ckt breaker usually solved the problem, this time it did not work.. the unit has power because the light works. The faint display when you set the timer counts down but the unit does not work... the unit was manufacured in January of 04.. Thanks

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  • 22montess Jun 18, 2009

    Thanks for you help i do not think i have a door switch problem because the light goes on and off with openning and closing the door.. So basically its the control module display that is the problem?? is there a part # so i can see what the item is new instaed of a refurbished or repaired unit? Thanks agaim for all your help

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We regularly repair such control units for customers nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week or so with a one-year guarantee.

Assuming your model number is DMT2420 (since that's the category under which your query was posted) then you likely also need a new secondary interlock (bottom door switch).

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

If you have a different model, please reply back or contact me directly with the correct model.

If you want to send your control panel assembly in for repair, you can note on the repair form that you need a new door switch and we'll throw one in at no charge.

Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your full model number from the tag on the unit) for more information & help.

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

William E. Miller, AS-EET
prototech@usa.net
http://www.microwavedisplay.com

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Posted on Jun 16, 2009

  • William Miller
    William Miller Jun 19, 2009

    I believe we spoke on the phone today. You are M.C., right?



    If so, then I'm pretty sure you do also have a bad lower door switch or
    its mount may be damaged or misaligned. (It's usually the switch).



    I have placed a note on our incoming unit list to throw in a door switch at no charge when your unit arrives.



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




  • William Miller
    William Miller Aug 19, 2009



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


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