[Amps] OT - Microwave oven diodes

Patrick flymooney at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 22:28:58 EDT 2015

On 4/4/2015 7:57 PM, Gary Smith wrote:
> Thank you all for the replies, I'm going
> to follow the suggestions, I have several
> good power sources that will surely work
> well.
> Nice to be able to get advice!
> 73,
> Gary
> KA1J

Sorry for the late reply. Believe it or not, it isn't as complicated as 
you might think. It's the door switch. I also have a Panasonic microwave 
(I purchased mine from Sam's) and it started doing this exact same 
thing. I searched around and discovered that apparently this is a common 

When the unit would stop working, I could push on the door opening 
release, re-close the door gently, and half the time, it would start 
working again.

This is what I ordered as I didn't have one handy in my junk box:



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