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Why turntable will not turn

When turning the table support it turns free. when it started going bad it would turn, stop, turn, skip as attempting to turn

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You either have a bad turntable motor, or else a bad (broken) shaft coupler.

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Is there an option via the Help or Custom Help to turn the turntable off and off?

This feature is common in over the range models.

Otherwise, it may be a bad motor.

You can see and hear a video of how a turntable motor should sound when you rotate it by hand: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPSWi_z7M58

If yours won't rotate or it sounds like it's grinding, etc., you may have a bad motor or plastic coupler.

To replace either, you need to unplug power, then remove the bottom cover of the oven, as you're looking up from the stove top.

Please write back with your model number if you need further help.

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Posted on May 22, 2008

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yes motor may be bad or something is stuck . its not difficult to change .it is located at the bottom and has a wire connector with 2 spade clips

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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SOURCE: my microwave turntable is scrubing

The floor will have to be sanded smooth and clean and dried thoroughly.

Then you can apply some high-temperature appliance paint, available from places like Wal-Mart, Lowe's or Builder's Square.

I would then leave the door open to let it dry untouched overnight.

You didn't mention your oven's brand or model, but it may be that the wheels on the turntable support are worn or there may grease built up in the axles.

Or you may need a new turntable support.

If you need to order a new one, please reply back with your brand and model number so we can help point you to the proper distributor.

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Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Microwave oven light stays on and turntable keeps turning

It would appear that relay # RY1 is stuck on your control circuit board.

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.

We have the service / repair manual for this model and have uploaded it to our site here to help you.

It will give you safety info, step by step help in disassembly, troubleshooting tips, and part numbers.

Most computers will open this document automatically, but you may need the free Adobe Reader

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.

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SOURCE: Turntable won't stop

Sounds like a door switch problem or stuck relay contacts on the control PCB. Do the light and fan run too or just the T/T??

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