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Fmv156dba microwave oven: microwave stopped working** after baking a potato for 8 minutes. Later discovered that the vent was being held shut. Replaced thermal cutout (60 degree for vent, not the 145 degree for microwave cabin) and the problem still exists. Replaced the 60 degree thermal cutout because the 145 dgree had resistence and the 60 degree one did not, so we figured it was blown. **not working means that you can turn the microwave on and the light comes on in the inside and the timer works, but the table does not rotate and there is no microwaving going on.

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    I tried to operate the microwave and pushed up on the door - and it works now! THANK YOU! I still have to take it back apart and align the switch properly, but now I know that's all it is!

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Thanks for using FixYa. From what you have described this most commonly is a bad door switch, other possible problems are a faulty relay or solder joint on the power module, but a bad door switch is most common as even the fan is not running & nothing is heating.
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