• ** REMEMBER! **The microwave can still shock you even unplugged!!

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    ...Use a metal ( not the shiny chrome type ) screw driver with a insulated handle to short across ( touch both at the same time ) the terminals of the high voltage capacitor to discharge it.

    From Jeff's site: http://www.applianceaid.com/component-testing.php

    Jake
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Samsung Microwave turns itself on when you shut the door

Flipfuzion

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Mar 13, 2021
Messages
2
Location
Hamilton
Model Number
Not sure
Brand
Samsung
Age
1-5 years
7/10 times when I shut the microwave door it will turn itself on. I don’t think it is heating anything, just turn on the light and spins the tray.

It’s just over 2 years old. Does anyone have any clue as how to solve this issue?

I should note, that when it turns itself on, you just need to nudge the door in a little and it will stop spinning and the light will shut off. Maybe there’s something wrong with the door?
 

rickgburton

Appliance Tech - Moderator
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Jul 11, 2006
Messages
43,640
Location
Murray, Utah 84107, United States
Check the door interlocks for continuity by opening and closing the door. Without a model number we're dead in the water.

Click here: Appliance Parts

Then you will see a link that says: How to find a model number.
 

sanjos10

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Apr 12, 2020
Messages
21
Location
Chicago
I have the same problem, my model number is ME19R7041FS/AA

Just as Flip says when I nudge the door, it stops.
 

sanjos10

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Apr 12, 2020
Messages
21
Location
Chicago
Could you recomment the part for model Samsung ME19R7041FS ?

Samsung refunded the entire cost, but I am trying to see if I can fix it. If not, I will sell it.
 

rickgburton

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Check the interlock switches for continuity and replace the one that's bad. Might just need an adjustment.
 
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