Microwave light, turntable, and fan run after the door closes
Occasionally, when the microwave turns off or we interrupt the time, we remove the food and shut the door and the microwave light, turntable, and fan begins running on it's own. The clock is displayed (so there is no time remaining) or if we interrupted the cycle, the time remaining is displayed without counting down. We have found that we have to open the door (to stop it because the "clear" button doesn't work) close it again and that usually corrects the problem.
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Re: Microwave light, turntable, and fan run after the...
This is usually caused by either a bad door switch, a loose door switch mount, or occasionally by a problem on the control panel.
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.
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: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
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There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel, which is very helpful when troubleshooting.
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These above range microwaves "hoods" automatically turn on a cooling fan even when the microwave is not in use. If you read the manuals you will see warnings about the fans automatically starting. Even when the microwave is not in use opening the door likely interrupts the power to the automatic cooling fan.
Make sure the door is closed. If the door is not closed tight, the
microwave will not function.Sometimes food will get stuck in the door
and prevent the latch from working. Use the paper towel to get the food
out, then close the door carefully and listen for the latch to click.
Check the power sources. First, make sure the microwave is plugged in;
the plug may have shifted or slipped partway out of the socket. If it
is plugged in and still does not work, voltage test the outlet the
microwave is plugged into. If you are not getting a reading, the
breaker is probably blown. Reset the breaker for that outlet in your
home's circuit breaker box.
3 Reset the microwave breaker. Take
the back cover of the microwave off with a screwdriver. Inside you will
find a motor. Most microwave motors have a small red reset button on
them. Hit that button. Your microwave should work again if the breaker
was the issue.
That the microwave turntable will not run solution.
Needed equipments are:
the turntable base wheels and guides. If they are gummed up with food
other gunk, they will not turn and the turntable will not rotate.
Clean as needed.
the microwave case by unscrewing the casing screws with your
screwdriver. Locate the turntable motor which will be directly beneath
the oven floor.
3 Inspect the belt that connects the motor to the rotating table. If the belt is broken, replace it.
the probes of a continuity tester to the electrical contacts on the
motor. If the tester lights up, the motor windings are good, which
means the motor is functional. If there is no light, the motor needs to
the wires leading from the cord to the motor itself. Look for any
breaks in the wire, or a wire that has been pulled off of any
electrical connection. Any connection that has been compromised can be
soldered back into place, but if the cord is damaged at all, it needs
to be replaced.
to spin the motor by hand if the continuity is good and the belt is in
place. It should spin freely, but if it is difficult or doesn't move at
all, you will need to lubricate the bearing. Either apply spray or
bearing lube to the motor axles to solve this problem, and allow the
motor to spin freely once again.
If one of the door interlock switches
is not switching properly or there is a condensation problem on the
sensor control panel, either can cause the turntable/light/oven to
come on even though the "Starts" button has not been
depressed due to the wiring of the switches. Check for faulty door
switches and/or contaminated actuators. I hope that helps.
Hi firstly to see if it is producing energy, buy some 5mm light emitting diodes from an electronics store. cut off the leads close to the plastic body.
place in microwave and put on cook for max 10 secs, if the led's light up you have microwave energy, shut off the oven as soon as they glow otherwise you end up with a mess.
If you have energy then your problem is most probably the door interlock micro switches which after time do not operate properly. let me know the results and we can go further.
This is usually a bad door swithc or loose or broken door switch mount.
If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and
disassembly information at our site, linked here on Fixya: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
You can also find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383