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Microwave Stays On

My microwave stays on after closing the door. The keypad is blank and doesn't work. Is there a way to reset this or is the keypad bad? It is 5 years old.

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  • SueBarkis Nov 30, 2007

    Thanks for the quick response! Now I have more information when I talk to a repairman. I may just fix it myself!




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Sounds like 2 different problems, but it may talke a few posts to narrow it down.

A blank display could mean that you need to set the clock. If you can't, it may be a bad keypad, a problem on the control board, or a bad door switch or door switch mount.

If it stays on after closing the door, it may be a bad door switch or a stuck relay or other problem on the control board.

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and
disassembly information at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

We also do repairs on the boards for $39.95 nationwide.

Please write back with more details if you need further help.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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