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My GE microwave turns on when I open the door and shuts down…

My GE microwave turns...

My GE microwave turns on when I open the door and shuts down when I close it.

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your GE is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

ABout 7years old. Model JVM1540SP1SS

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

Only if very basic

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

It acted up about a month ago and tripped circuit, but was OK when I reset the breaker.

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3/16/2018
Joel Swenson
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Hello sorry to hear you are having trouble, I'm Joel and will be glad to help you today.

You need to replace the top door switch there are three you will want to replace the top one:

Microwave Micro Switch

Part #: WB24X10038 - click here for part info at sears

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Is this something that requires a technician or electrician to fix?

You can do it yourself its not that hard, below is a video showing how:

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