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No fan noise, just a click when push button

Tried to reheat something for lunch and when I pushed the 1 minute epxress button, only the light came on inside the unit. No fan, or evidence of anything else working.

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  • schaffnva May 22, 2008

    William,



    Thanks for your help. I had someone come by today to fix the problem and it was the door switch. Over time, things got misaligned and the switch stopped working properly. Problem fixed and you were right on target. Thanks again.

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Did the display count down?

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 for most brands 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 write back with your brand and model number if you need further help.

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

William E. Miller, AS-EET
prototech@usa.net
http://www.microwavedisplay.com

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We see (and repair) this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week or so.

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