Question about Microwave Ovens
How do I go about fixing a bad door switch? From what I've read on this website, it appears as though thagt is my problem. I have a Whirlpool MH1140Xm above the range model and would hate to have to buy a new one if this is something that can be easily fixed on my own or by someone else. Thanks!
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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.
You can also find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383
At our site, we now have a video available showing how to remove a typical control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.
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Posted on May 12, 2008
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Generally, the most common causes of a failure to heat are:
- bad door switches or door switch mounts
- loose connection at the magnetron
- problem or loose conneciton on the control unit circuit board
- bad magnetron or other high voltage part
At our site, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and disassembly information.
See our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
Oct 14, 2007 | Whirlpool MH7135XE Microwave Oven
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