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Emerson mw8115ss microwave

Dishes get way too hot in microwave. food does not get as hot as the dish. I have double checked all dishes and they are all microwave safe. Had microwave for two years now and did not have this problem for approx the first year. It actually makes me nervous to use it. Thanks for your help hope you have solved this problem before. PJ

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Re: emerson mw8115ss microwave

If you don't have your manual, you can download it here:

The manual will also have contact info for Emerson in case you want to check with them on this.

The magnetron may be going bad, and they usually have a warranty of several years on that.

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Screws are probably on the bottom of the microwave - then the whole side and top come off - then you have access to the back - i doubt it has an internal fuse though! I presume you have checked the plug fuse.

Be very careful - microwaves generate a massive electrical output and will fry you in a second!

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I would suggest you check the door switches inside the microwave oven just below the keypad, rectangular in shape. The switches are normally open or closed, set meter to ohms, unhook lead from one side and test with door open and closed. If readings are the same both ways the switch is defective. "check all switches"

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Can i use any metal dish to grill

not a good idear to put metal in a microwave,,,it ages the magnatron but it helps then sell a lot more microwaves!!! stick with the dish that come with the unit if i was you,, or better still grill your food under your grill?

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Model mw8115ss suffix a Emerson Microwave not working

This is usually caused by either a bad door switch, a loose door switch mount, or a misaligned door.

Even though a door switch clicks, it may still be bad inside. Its continuity must be checked.

Door switch or mount trouble can be caused by slamming the door or by opening the door while it's cooking without hitting the Stop pad first.

There are plastic mounts inside the microwave which hold the door switches and onto which the door latches lock when you close the door.

The screws on these mounts may be loose. If they get too loose, the switches will not be activated properly.

Sometimes it's a broken tab on the switch holder, allowing the switch to rotate just out of position. This tab can be hard to see, since it is under the bottom edge of the switch.

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We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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