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Microwave works intermittently

I'm using an Emerson Professional Series Mocrowave #MW8108P. When I heat up an item, the microwave works fine, when I stop sequence and restart..the magnatron does not work, the timer runs okay. Can someone please help..Thank you..Joe

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  • Joe Wagner May 28, 2007

    Thanks so much, it was due to a failing door switch..changed the switch, and it works great now...This is a wonderful website..thanks again..Rengaw

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This is most commonly due to a failing door switch or door switch mount. But it may also be a bad connection or bad relay on the control board, which we repair nationwide for $39.95. Also, it could be a loose connection at the magnetron. 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 You can find helpful exploded view diagrams for similar models here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383 You can order parts at http://www.wehaveparts.com

Posted on May 22, 2007

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    William Miller May 29, 2007

    Thanks for your kind words and I appreciate your kind ratings!

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