20 Most Recent Dacor DMT2420SS Microwave Oven Questions & Answers

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Microwave sparks at the power cord attachment

take the unit in to an appliance repair shop and have a new cord fitted before it burns the place down or electrocutes you
12/11/2017 5:24:20 AM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Dec 11, 2017
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Dacor Oven 2 Bake and Timer buttons work intermittently

Been resolved?
7/26/2017 10:00:55 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Jul 26, 2017
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How can I reset contrast so I can see time, etc??

hi Nancy , it may have a internal battery that needs replacing or the display itself is faulty... Regards Rob
12/7/2015 9:28:35 AM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Dec 07, 2015
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It only cooks for 59 seconds and then stops and I

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 (and Sharp-made Dacor and Wolf) models stop after 59 seconds. See the sample drawing for a typical damper assembly. http://www.fixya.com/uploads/Howto/B27054B.jpg We have the applicable service manuals here and here. You can order Dacor parts by part number from Encompass here. We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer. b27054b.jpg
1/27/2015 1:56:30 AM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Jan 27, 2015
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Microwave light appears to have burned out. How

We would need your brand and full model number...
11/21/2011 6:57:48 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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Lost all light on control panel. Machine

If yours is a model DMT2420, you can get it repaired for $39.95 in most cases (details here) or order a control / display unit here.If yours is a model DMO2420, you can get it repaired (details here) or order the control . display unit from the Pros here.The service manuals and parts lists are here:http://www.microwavedisplay.com/dmt2420_sm.pdfhttp://www.microwavedisplay.com/dmt2420_parts_list.pdf http://www.microwavedisplay.com/dmo2420_sm.pdf http://www.microwavedisplay.com/dmo2420_parts_list.pdf
11/21/2011 6:56:15 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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Cannot read the touch screen & only easy minute works

You can get that repaired for $39.95 in most cases (details here) or order a control / display unit here.You can also download the owner's manual from the page at the second link.
11/21/2011 6:50:49 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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Light and display work but not unit or turntable

On the DMT2420, that's a bad bottom door switch, or possibly that switch's mount. The service manual is here and the parts list is here. You can order Dacor parts by part number from the Pros here.
11/21/2011 6:49:19 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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Touch screen fading in & out, unit works fine

You can get that repaired for $39.95 in most cases (details here) or order a control / display unit here.
11/21/2011 6:48:29 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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Dacor micro/convection oven flickered then the

The service manual is here and the parts list is here. You can order Dacor parts by part number from the Pros here.If it's a problem with the controller / display, you can get that repaired for $39.95 in most cases (details here) or order a control / display unit here.
11/21/2011 6:47:52 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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The door doesn't open when I push the latch.

Bad door open lever or door open button. The service manual is here and the parts list is here. You can order Dacor parts by part number from the Pros here.
11/21/2011 6:45:49 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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I opened the door on our Dacor microwave after

On the DMT2420, that's a bad bottom door switch, or possibly that switch's mount. The service manual is here and the parts list is here. You can order Dacor parts by part number from the Pros here.
11/21/2011 6:45:15 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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The oven has just the light on the key pad on but

You can get that repaired for $39.95 in most cases (details here) or order a control / display unit here.
11/21/2011 6:44:38 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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The microwave will run for a minute and then shut

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 (and Sharp-made Dacor and Wolf) models stop after 59 seconds.See: http://www.fixya.com/uploads/Howto/B27054B.jpg
11/21/2011 6:43:53 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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Fire flash when oven is started. Have instantly

Quite often this is due to grease or food particles stuck somewhere in the cavity of the oven or stuck on or behind the waveguide cover. It may also be in the area of the turntable support, coupler, or motor. The waveguide cover (also called a spatter shield) is usually about the size of a playing card and often held in place by a plastic rivet. In some models it is a larger stirrer cover type made of thicker plastic in the ceiling of the oven. It can be fragile, and the metal edges of the oven behind it can be sharp, so be careful! The cover and the metal behind it should be cleaned with a mild, non-ammonia cleaner. The area will first have to be sanded smooth and cleaned and dried thoroughly. If the cavity metal of the oven is cracked or split, you can use a small amount of steel-based epoxy such as JB-WELD to patch the crack or hole. Once that dries thoroughly, you can sand it very smooth. Then you can apply some high-temperature appliance paint, available from places like Wal-Mart, Lowe's or Builder's Square. If your waveguide cover is burned, it will need to be replaced.It provides critical protection for the magnetron. The service manual is here and the parts list is here. You can order Dacor parts by part number from the Pros here.
11/21/2011 6:41:23 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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Last night the microwave looked like it was

On the DMT2420, that's a bad bottom door switch, or possibly that switch's mount. The service manual is here and the parts list is here. You can order Dacor parts by part number from the Pros here.
11/21/2011 6:39:21 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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Can the handle be replace

Yes, you will need to separate the door panels.The service manual is here and the parts list is here. You can order Dacor parts by part number from the Pros here.
11/21/2011 6:37:45 PM • Dacor DMT2420SS... • Answered on Nov 21, 2011
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