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PLMBZ209GCA Professional Series microwave: the timers and lights all work but NO Microwave? The last thing it cooked it shut down during a cooking cycle with 42 seconds lleft on timer. The turn table and micro wave just quit.

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Quite often this is due to a bad door switch. Opening the door while cooking (without first hitting the STOP pad) is the primary cause of door switch failure. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info (as well as a text file which helps in diagnosing and repairing door switch problems) at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

Posted on Sep 23, 2007

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I would say you have a bad door switch or door switch mount, or your door is loose or out of alignment.

But since it's new, and under warranty, I would contact Goldstar (LG) customer service to have them repair it free.

Contact LG at 1-800-243-0000 or http://us.lgservice.com

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Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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SOURCE: timer will run, but won't cook

Quite often this is due to a bad door switch. Opening the door while cooking (without first hitting the STOP pad) is the primary cause of door switch failure. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info (as well as a text file which helps in diagnosing and repairing door switch problems) at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

Posted on Sep 23, 2007

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First you check the fuse at the out put of highvoltage of the transformer. If the fuse is ok, replace the magnetron.

Posted on Apr 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Micro Wave shuts down

If it stops after 22 seconds, that means the controller has detected a problem, usually a problem with the inverter or a bad magnetron.

Due to the lethal voltages used and produced, I do not recommend that an inexperienced person work on these.

You can find an authorized Panasonic servicer here.

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Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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