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When door is closed, light and fan comes on

When the door to the microwave is closed, the light turns on and there is sound like the microwave is on but no power turns on. Also, the power to heat anything doesn't work.

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  • Lucy Gancedo Jul 26, 2007

    I tried your solution, but it didn't work. The light still comes on. It almost sounds as if a fan is running, but when I hit the fan button, all three speeds operate independently. I still get no power though.

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The Problem you Having is dirty Door Switches,Get some Electronic Contack cleaner from the Hardware Store,Make sure it has the little straw to Extend the Spray,Open the Door of the Microwave Look at where the Door Closes youll see Tiny Micro switches,*Note UNPLUG POWER FIRST

Posted on Jul 25, 2007

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    Perry Mellott Jul 26, 2007

    Try unplugging for 2 Hours see if the Micro will Reset....

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SOURCE: Fan runs when door is closed - no heat

This is normally 1 of the interlock door micro-switches not working.

Posted on Jun 20, 2007

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