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Our Model R-1870, on both functions, comes on and cooks for 59 seconds, then shuts off. You can continue cooking, but you have to reset it after each session. My Case # is 4583797. I thought I was to hear more from you, but have not. Thanks

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(Not sure what you mean by a case number. Maybe you contacted someone else about this?)

This is a problem in one of the damper-related components, most likely the switch, but it may also be the motor or the damper door.

The damper is a door inside that opens or closes depending on cooking mode. If the controller senses that the door is not in the right position, it will shut down the cook cycle.

Sharp models stop after 59 seconds.

See the attached sample photo.

If you or someone you know wants to look into this, we have critical safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

We have uploaded similar service manuals to our site which will also help you:

http://www.microwavedisplay.com/r1870_r1871_sm.pdf
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/r1850_sm.pdf
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/R1874_sm.pdf

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This is a problem in one of the damper-related components, either the switch or motor or the damper door may be binding.

The damper is a door inside that opens or closes depending on cooking mode. If the controller senses that the door is not in the right position, it will shut down the cook cycle.

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See the attached sample drawing for a typical damper assembly.

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This is a problem in one of the damper-related components, either the switch or motor or the damper door may be binding.

The damper is a door inside that opens or closes depending on cooking mode. If the controller senses that the door is not in the right position, it will shut down the cook cycle.

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See the attached sample drawing for a typical damper assembly.

We have the applicable service manuals for some of these models and have uploaded them to our site here and here to help you.

Hopefully these cover your model number, which you didn't mention.

If a switch is all you need, we offer a universal type for only $5 postpaid which you can order here.

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

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This is a problem in one of the damper-related components, either the switch or motor or the damper door may be binding.

The damper is a door inside that opens or closes depending on cooking mode. If the controller senses that the door is not in the right position, it will shut down the cook cycle.

Sharp models stop after 59 seconds.

See the attached sample drawing for a typical damper assembly.

On the hunch that you have a model R-1870, we have the applicable service manuals for these models and have uploaded it to our site here and here to help you.

If a switch is all you need, we offer a universal type for only $5 postpaid which you can order here.

Otherwise, you can find links to helpful exploded view diagrams and part ordering help here.

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

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This is a problem in one of the damper-related components, either the switch or motor or the damper door may be binding.

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Sharp models stop after 59 seconds.

See the attached sample drawing for a typical damper assembly.

We have the applicable service manuals for these models and have uploaded it to our site here and here to help you.

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If a switch is all you need, we offer a universal type for only $5 postpaid which you can order here.

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

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prototech@usa.net
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b27054b.jpg

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We have the applicable service manuals for these models and have uploaded it to our site here and here to help you. You will need the free Adobe Reader to view or print it.

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This is a problem in one of the damper-related components, most likely the switch, but it may also be the motor or the damper door.

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Sharp models stop after 59 seconds.

See the attached sample photo for a typical damper assembly.

We have the applicable service manuals for these models and have uploaded it to our site here and here to help you.

You will need the free Adobe Reader to view or print it.

The best place to order Sharp parts is Tritronics.

If you only need a switch, you can order one from us for $5 postpaid.

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

William E. Miller
prototech@usa.net
http://www.microwavedisplay.com

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See the attached sample photo.

If you or someone you know wants to look into this, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

We have a partial service manual at our site here.

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