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It won't start, I checked the door switch and all the connections of the wires in the back and there all good

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Hi, Did you check the fuse....they have a fuse inside, but you will have to take the cover off to get to it...be careful!!! the voltages still in there can kill you!!!Here is a tip that will help you to figure out what is wrong with yourMicrowave Oven....

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Our GE microwave convection oven Model PEB 1590SM1SS runs when you open the door. What is the problem.


Its back feeding power due to a bad door switch and connections to the switch. You have to unplug it, then remove the front panel . Look at the door switches, they should all snap back up if they are pushed down. If one doesnt, it is bad. Also look for browned or burnt wire connection to the switch. Poor wires and connection are the number one cause of door switch failure. I upgrade the switches to a switch with 1/4 inch terminals, these dang microwave companies are using switches with little 3/16 terminals and they just do not hold up/

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Take the cover off, the switches should be pretty easy to replace. In the several I've done, they just snap out, unplug, and then snap back in.

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Microwave will not run a cook cycle. Touchpad functions until door is opened or start button is pressed. When door is opened display goes dark. When door shuts display lights all characters and then says...


BEFORE DOING ANYTHING DISCONNECT OVEN FROM POWER. I do NOT recommend doing repair by yourself, if you NOT are really very familiar with electric repair, or have at least basic training in electric device repair and maintenance.
"When door is opened display goes dark. When door shuts display lights all characters and then says "touch clock"."
Obviously, by opening door, oven gets disconnected form power line.
This is mostly caused by loose connections on wiring socket, and can be anywhere inside. Check security micro switch on door latch. This switch normally disables only running the oven when door is open, for security reasons. In your case, it seems that opening door disconnects oven from input power. Sometimes the switch is loose, or wires are not firmly pushed in the socket. If the power line wiring is loose, and by opening door looses contact with socket, it can touch metal housing inside, cause short, electric shock, serious even mortal injury and fire. This is dangerous high voltage switch, and to access it one must open oven from the back and take off the cover. I do not recommend doing it by your self.
Rem: Replacement micro switch is couple dollars.

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Check them micro switch for the door ..un plug micro use v.o.m. check wires and connections.. also check thermal couplers.. loose wire and maybe got hot.. look for black spost and 1st check the fuse if you have no lights.

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check the hooks and door release button and repair or replace, when this is broken, the switch is not close the microwave will not START.
SEE the diagram
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Sharp Convection Microwave won't heat and turntable won't turn.


I typically find it is not door hinge issues but door switch issues, especially with sharp. You may heve a little movenent in the door hinge and that is allowing the door hook to move up and down on the plunger for a door switch that is probably a bit melted due to bad connections. If you check the door switches and look for any browning around the terminals where the wires push onto the switch you will probably find an overheated connectoion. Replace the bad switch and run better wires and better termninals to the new switch and it will probably be fine.

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Whirlpool OTR microwave no oven 'fan'


FIRST ,,MICROWAVE OVENS ARE REALLY SAFTY MINDED AND THATS A GOOD THING....THERE ARE USUALLY THREE DOOR SWITHCES NEXT THE KEYBOARD--THE ONE ON TOP AND THE ONE ON BOTTOM ARE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SWITCHES,,YOUR PROBLEM SOUNDS LIKE ONE OF THESE IS NOT MAKING CONNECTION..YOU MIGHT BE ABLE TO PRESS 'DOWN" WITH A LITTLE PRESSURE ON THE DOOR AFTER CLOSING TO SEE IF THE FAN WILL START,,,IF YOU NOTICE --THERE ARE 2 LATCHES(HOOKS) COMING OUT OF THE DOOR,,WHEN THE DOOR IS CLOSED,THOSE LATCHES ARE SPRING LOADED AND MAKE CONTACT ON THOSE SAFTY SWITCHES....THIS IS NOT A CUSTOMER REPAIR--MICRO'S ARE JUST TO DANGEROUS WHEN YOU TAKE THE COVER OFF--IF THIS DOES BRING THE FAN BACK ON--YOU GOT A BAD DOOR SWITCH AND SHOULD BE A REASONABLE REPAIR
THE OTHER SOLUTION STILL WOULD BE A CONNECTION PROBLEM ON THE KEYBOARD ITSELF-THE WIRES JUST PLUG ON THE CIRCUIT BOARD BEHIND THE KEYBOARD---STILL A EASY REPAIR--GOOD LUCK TUNICA

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Where is the fuse located


It would be helpful if you could reply back with your brand and model number, but I can give you a good answer without it.

First of all, this won;t be a problem with the fuse. When a microwave's fuse blows, the unit will be dead.

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

If you someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

If yours is not listed, please reply back with your brand and full model number.

If you think the problem is on the control panel, which we repair these nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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Problems with the fan EMERSON MW8107WA


I still suspect a bad door switch or door switch mount, but it may be a stuck relay or bad conneciton on thew control board.

We have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and disassembly information at our site, linked here on Fixya: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

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