Question about Sharp R-1871 Convection Microwave Oven
This is a problem in one of the damper-related components, most likely the switch, but it may also be the motor or the damper door.
The damper closes and opens depending on cooking mode. See the attached sample photo.
The damper is a door located on the right side of the innards. The damper closes and opens depending on cooking mode. See the attached sample photo.
If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
You can find an exploded view by entering your FULL model number here: http://www3.sears.com (the 3 is correct)
You can order Sharp parts from that Sears link or from Tritronics at http://www.wehaveparts.com
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Posted on Dec 31, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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