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Whirlpool Gold Microwave Model GH7155XHS over-the-range Microwave do not heat content. All other functions like light, timer, clock, fan work properly. The turntable turns at 0 power setting but do not turn on 100 or ther power setting.

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  • Minnesotaman Jun 17, 2008

    Thanks. Microwave heat turns on by moving door up or down in closed position (comes in contact with door switch). How do I create more conact with door latch and the switch?

  • Minnesotaman Jun 30, 2008

    Thanks for the comment... I adjusted the switch... but I still have to move door (very slightly) up or down or little pull back in order for heat to turn on. Need your help. thanks

  • Minnesotaman Jul 02, 2008

    problem fixed. Really impressed with your help.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    Turntable and interior light and timer settings all ok - no heating effect on any setting.

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This is usually caused by either a bad door switch, a loose door switch mount, or 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

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

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

Please feel free to contact me directly if you need more help.

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

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Posted on May 09, 2008

  • William Miller
    William Miller Jun 30, 2008


    Did you test the switch?

    Did the mini-manual show anything about the adjustment?

    Also be sure there's not a broken tab on the switch mount.

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