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Sharp R-1480. Microwave would not start - jarred door, and it heated and worked. Replaced bottom of the 3 inter-lock door switches. Turns back on - all seems normal. No heat (it does overall sound louder). Thanks, Mark mreel01@msn.com

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Hi Mark,

It sounds like you have a magnetron problem now or at very least a rectifier that is shorted.

The elevated sound level comes from one of those two components. But since you had a door switch problem I would lean toward the problem being internal to the magnetron. It is common for them to over draw on the circuit going through the door switch before they fail completely.

To test the high voltage components you need a good ohm meter, the magnetron should read under 1 ohm from terminal to terminal and infinite ohms from either terminal to ground. The rectifier or diode should read 0 or low ohms in one direction and high or infinite in the other. BE SURE THE POWER IS OFF BEFORE SERVICING!

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