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Amana radar range with convection oven. Model ACO1180AS. Runs for exactly 59 seconds and stops. Push start button and it starts immediately, don't have to wait. Does this on all cycles. Thanks Ken

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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 is a door inside that opens or closes depending on cooking mode. If the controller senses that the door is not in the right position, it will shut down the cook cycle.

See the attached sample photo.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.


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This is a problem in one of the damper-related components, either the switch or motor or the damper door may be binding.

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See the attached sample drawing for a typical damper assembly.

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