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Fan starts intermittently Amana AMV5164BAB microwave oven

The hood fan on my Amana AMV5164BAB microwave oven starts up intermittently when one of the nearby kitchen cabinet doors are closed. Appears that likely the vibration causes the fan to come on, lock up one from shutting it off thru the keypad. Un-plug the unit for awhile and it will reset to normal operating state and the fan stays off. Being an electrical engineer, is there a downloadable service manual. Please advise. Klatu

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Sounds like a loose connection or a failing hood thermostat. That's right behind the control panel on the base plate. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety and disassembly info at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your base model number (without the suffix) here: http://www3.sears.com/

Posted on Mar 13, 2007

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