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My microwave oven: runs, but the plate does not rotate and…

My microwave oven: runs...

My microwave oven: runs, but the plate does not rotate and no heat

Contractor's Assistant: What's the microwave's make and model? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

Kenmore elite

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Model 405.74159310

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I plan to fix it myself
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Manufactured: Nov 2013

Normally that issue is caused by the lower door switch on the interlock circuit. When that switch goes bad the unit will work, fan will blow, but you will not get any heat. Here is a link to a new microswitch. You would have to take the unit apart to get to the switch and change it out. There are three door switches on the interlock circuit and if any one of them goes bad the unit will not allow it to start. Most times when the switch goes bad it is typically the lower one that burns out or the upper one that burns out. When that happens the unit will not be allowed to start up and run or start up and run with no turntable. You would need to take that apart and check out all 3 switches on the interlock circuit. Here is a helpful video to help you do that note it is not a video for your exact unit just a reference video as to how to do the testing. If you find one of them is bad you need to order the part at the link below to replace it.

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CLICK HERE VIDEO

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