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Opening the door tripped breaker a few times, now microwave will not power on.

We have had this microwave 5 years now. The door being opened started tripping the breaker last week. This happened a few times, now the microwave will not power on even after resetting the breaker. I've got the security TORX bits and plan on opening this up tonight. I'm guessing I'll need a new fuse and one of the door switches. Any advise on how to diagnose which one? Thanks!

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Sounds like a bad switch should have three primary, secondary, and monitor switch after 5 years change all 3 they are not the same primary and secondary are NO ( normally open ) and the monitor NC ( normally closed ) unit will not come on the fuse on the filter board is blow this usually shorts out the filter board change the switches first and replace fuse may not have to replace filter board hopes this helps.

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