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MIcrowave I have an Amana Radarange model AC01860AS and recently started to heat the food intermittently. Sometimes it works normal (that would be about 40% of the time) but 60% of the time either warms the food very lightly or not at all. Any recommendations will be greatly appreciated.

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Generally, the most common causes of a failure to heat are:

- bad door switches or door switch mounts
- loose connection at the magnetron
- problem or loose conneciton on the control unit circuit board
- bad magnetron or other high voltage part

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and
disassembly information 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

Please write back with more details if you need further help.

We appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

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