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We regularly repair microwave control panel assemblies, usually for $39.95, but if your keypad is bad, it will run more.

Feel free to contact me directly (and please include your full model number from the tag in or on the unit) for a free estimate and free tips & do-it-yourself advice.

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Posted on Jul 11, 2010

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SOURCE: Microwave touch pad work light doesn't work

We see this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide for $39.95 postpaid.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

Details of our service and critical safety information and disassembly information is at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

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Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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SOURCE: Sharp R-1450 microwave

This is usually caused by either a bad door switch, a loose door switch mount, or occasionally a problem on the control panel.

On these, it's usually a broken tab on the upper switch holder.

One test that sometimes helps is to gently lift up (and/or push down) on the door or handle as you try to start it. If it works or tries to work, then it's a door switch mount or door alignment issue.

That sounds like what's happening when you hold the Start pad - maybe you're moving the frame and chassis enough to help it work.

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.

If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa:.

You can probably find exploded views and order parts by entering your model number here at the Sears parts site.

The best place to order Sharp parts is Tritronics.

If you think the problem is on the control panel, we repair these nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in most cases.

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

William E. Miller
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Posted on Aug 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Sharp Carousel Microwave

We regularly repair these control panel assemblies for customers nationwide with our guaranteed $39.95 service.

Feel free to contact me or visit our site if you'd like us to fix it for you.

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

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Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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SOURCE: unlocking child lock on the sharp microwave model R316FSC

Pick up your owners manual and review operation instructions.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Sharp-R9h84b Pad Numbers

I'm sorry to tell you, but your keypad is failing and the supplies of membrane keypads for these models were exhausted years ago and they're no longer available.

As great as these old workhorses were, once they become unusable or unreliable, they will have to be retired.

Please don't kill the messenger! *grin*

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Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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