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Whirlpool Microwave Runs For a Few Seconds And Stops

MH1150XMS3

The 7 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Microwave runs for a few seconds and stops are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

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Main Control Board - Part # 1178021 Mfg Part # 8206448

Main Control Board

RepairClinic Item # 1178021

If the microwave runs for a few seconds and stops there may be a short circuit in the main control board. Check other components first, these boards are often misdiagnosed.

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Touchpad and Control Panel - Part # 961201 Mfg Part # 8185286

Touchpad and Control Panel

RepairClinic Item # 961201

If the microwave runs for a few seconds and stops the touchpad and control panel might be defective. There are several other components that can cause this problem, be sure to check any other components before replacing this board.

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Touchpad and Control Panel - Part # 961202 Mfg Part # 8185287

Touchpad and Control Panel

RepairClinic Item # 961202

If the microwave runs for a few seconds and stops the touchpad and control panel might be defective. There are several other components that can cause this problem, be sure to check any other components before replacing this board.

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Touchpad and Control Panel - Part # 1027640 Mfg Part # 8205031

Touchpad and Control Panel

RepairClinic Item # 1027640

If the microwave runs for a few seconds and stops the touchpad and control panel might be defective. There are several other components that can cause this problem, be sure to check any other components before replacing this board.

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High Voltage Transformer

RepairClinic Item # 1177697

If the microwave runs for a few seconds and stops the high voltage transformer might have an intermittent short. This is not common. Check other components related to the microwave symptom first.

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Thermoprotector - Part # 903783 Mfg Part # 8183697

Thermoprotector

RepairClinic Item # 903783

If the microwave runs for a few seconds and stops the thermoprotector may have tripped. This is a safety device to prevent the microwave from overheating. It can be tested for continuity to see if it's blown.

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Thermostat - Part # 903788 Mfg Part # 8183703

Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 903788

If the microwave runs for a few seconds and stops the thermostat might be defective. Watch our video on testing thermostats.

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