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MVP IV Microwave Model VM12AM-1

The micro wave works fine if I push the door and hold it. As soon as irelease the UP/in preasure on the door the miceowave stops working.

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There are a series of switches in the door latch mechanism which are a safety interlock system. If the latch on the door is secure and not broken then it is in the latch mechanism itself. It is possible for the mechanism to come loose and stop the oven from working. The control panel will have to be removed and the mechanism adjusted for proper operation.

Alternately if the door hinges (screw in type) are not aligned properly then it can cause the same symptoms.

I am unable to locate your model in my reference, but there is usually one or two screws behind the grille that hold the control panel on if it is a vent hood style. If it is a cabinet style then the cabinet will have to be opened. Be sure to disconnect power at lease 1/2 hour before opening.


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This is usually caused by either a bad door switch, a loose door switch mount, or occasionally 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.

There are plastic mounts inside the microwave which hold the door switches and onto which the door latches lock when you close the door.

The screws on these mounts may be loose. If they get too loose, the switches will not be activated properly.

Sometimes it's a broken tab on the switch holder, allowing the switch to rotate just out of position. This tab can be hard to see, since it is under the bottom edge of the switch.

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