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Microwave cycles off

My Kenmore Elite microwave hood combination will run for about a second then shut off for about a second. Sometimes it will start back up and continue to run as normal. Othertimes it will continue to cycle on and off indefinitely

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Question: Our Kenmore elite microwave model 66561689101 intermitting on and off. Most of the time it turns off just after it starts and then makes a weird screech sound and then starts back up and is good to go. However, sometimes it continues to turn on and off intermittingly. Not sure if this could be the thermal cut out going bad?

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Re: Microwave cycles off

Does this happen just at the full power microwave cook setting?

Have you tried defrosting and doe sit do it on this setting? Does it run any longer in defrost mode?

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