Question about Sharp R-1405 / R-140 Microwave Oven
It may be the door open button or the door button lever. Sometimes grease is the culprit, other times the surfaces where these two meet get worn, making the door harder to open.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2011
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Sounds like an intermittent door switch or a loose door switch mount. Very common.
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
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