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This is usually caused by either a bad door switch, a loose door switch mount, or a loose or misaligned door hinge.

Even though a door switch clicks, it may still be bad inside. Its continuity must be checked.

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. Other times, 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.

One test that sometimes helps is to gently lift up on the door or handle as you try to start it. If it works or tries to work, then it's a door switch mount or door alignment issue.

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:.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

There may also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.

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

Posted on Jul 20, 2008

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You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

You should be able to replace just the affected door panel and save money as well as the hassle of complicated door alignment and leakage tests.

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

Or you can watch a YouTube video (not a video I made) that demonstrates how it's done.

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

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

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Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Micro wave door closes but micro wave doesn't work

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Posted on Aug 30, 2010

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Not likely if the door seals are intact, clean, and the door is latched. The pin-holed screen that you can see through stops the microwave energy. Hope this helps!

Posted on Jan 25, 2011

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The problem is most likely caused by a defective door switch, and should be rectified for safety reasons.

Posted on Apr 05, 2011

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