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Microwave oven start button not functioning

I have a Panasonic microwave built in oven in my 2000 Neumar Motorhome. The power and time can be set, but nothing happens when I hit the start button. It worked intermittenly, but not has not worked for the past several days.

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This is usually caused by either a bad door switch, a loose door switch mount, or a problem on the control panel.

Even though a door switch clicks, it may still be bad inside.

This can be caused by slamming the door or by habitually opening the door while it's cooking without hitting the Stop pad first.

If you or a friend 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:

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