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

    ALWAYS discharge the high-voltage capacitor first if you even think your hands will come close to any HIGH VOLTAGE components.

    Jeff mentions this: Anything in the high voltage ( magnetron, capacitor, diode, wires to and from ):
    ...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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WMH53520CS0 Microwave Intermittently Doesn't Work

K Flowers

Member
Joined
Dec 21, 2019
Messages
1
Location
Tuscaloosa, Al
Model Number
WMH53520CS0
Brand
Whirlpool
Age
1-5 years
Having a similar problem with WMH53520CS0. Intermittent open/close door message (becoming more frequent). Checked all 3 door switches yesterday, all appear to be working ok. No other obvious problem. What should I try next?
Thanks KF
 

Jake

Appliance Tech - Admin
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Messages
105,112
Location
McMullen Valley, Arizona
Hi,

Jeff is taking time off, so I will need to move your post to your own thread.

Rick is very good with Microwave's.

Look here at this thread, its a similar problem to yours:

Jake
 
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