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The microwave stops after 50-60 seconds regardless of the amount of time left on the panel

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The PCOR30 microwaves are essentially a rebranded Sharp R-1870-series ovens.

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.

The service manuals that cover these models are here:

http://www.microwavedisplay.com/r1874_sm.pdf
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/r1870_r1871_sm.pdf
http://www.microwavedisplay.com/r1850_r1851_sm.pdf

The above manuals will not have Sharp part numbers, not the Dacor part numbers, but they should work, and you can order them from
the Sears Parts DirectThe microwave stops after 50-60 seconds regardless - image-4235112-10659157 site.

But if you're leery or unsure, you can look up the Dacor part numbers in the part list here, then order by part number from the Pros here.

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