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PartSelect Number PS226772
Manufacturer Part Number WB03X10048
Manufactured by GE

This part works with the following brands: General Electric, Kenmore.

This part works with the following products: Microwave, Microwave Oven Combo.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: George from Sugar Land, TX

Ge microwave turns on when door is opened

I saw a similar problem description at partselect.com and was confident to take the challenge to repair it myself. (Thanks to partselect.com). When I opened the microwave cover I found 3 similar switches. 2 of them works the same way and the other in reverse direction. Image diagram provided to buy parts is helpful to identify the switch.
Remove the built-in microwave from the wall and keep it in an open space.
Remove the microwave screws and take the cover out.
Remove the 2 screws(inside) from the plastic panel where switches are snapped in
Gently remove the faulty switch and replace with the new one.
(In my case the topmost secondary door switch was broken)

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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

PartSelect Number: PS226772
Manufacturer Part Number: WB03X10048
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