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Sunbeam Microwave SGG5702 runs by itself. Unpluged for awhile and plug back in, when door shut it started by itself. This microwave is barley 3m old.

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It sounds like the mount which holds tension on your door latch heads (door hooks) is broken. You can confirm that by pushing up on the door hook. If it goes up with no real resistance, the spring is unhooked. Fixing that would require disassembly of the door (by separating the panels) and repairing or replacing either the door hook assembly or the door panel inside.

Posted on Nov 01, 2006

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SOURCE: Dandy Designer 800 Watt Microwave

I would suggest that you try it for a minute or so on the very lowest power level and see if it shuts off. If so, please post again with more detail about how it fails, such as whether it loses all power as if someone unplugged it or just acts as if someone hit the STOP button.

Posted on Apr 16, 2007

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SOURCE: Microwave runs with door open

I would say you have a failing door switch or the mount which holds your door switch is loose or broken. In most designs, it is the upper door switch that will produce these very symptoms when it is intermittent or its mount is broken or loose. Opening the door while cooking (without first hitting the STOP pad) is the primary cause of door switch failure. Slamming the door, damage during shipping or transportation and sloppy manufacturing techniques or materials are the primary causes of trouble with the door switch mounts. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info (as well as a text file which helps in diagnosing and repairing door switch problems) at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

Posted on Sep 22, 2007

SOURCE: sunbeam microwave doesnt heat

check  highvoltage circuit and magnetron and diodes and condencer and related parts, control circuit also check.

Posted on Oct 28, 2007

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SOURCE: Microwave shuts off

If it stops after 22 seconds, that means the controller has detected a problem, usually a problem with the inverter or a bad magnetron.

Due to the lethal voltages used and produced, I do not recommend that an inexperienced person work on these.

I would recommend that you contact your nearest Panasonic-authorized servicer.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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