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72169129010 Kenmore Microwave - Overview

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The door switch, often referred to as a primary interlock switch, provides power to the various components in the microwave when the door is in a closed position, and interrupts po...



This micro-switch is designed for use in your microwave. The function of this part is to monitor the door latch position and communicate to the electronic control board whether the latch is open or closed. If your microwave does not provide heat, or will not start properly, you may need to replace the micro-switch. This part is approximately 1 inch in length and 3/4-inch in width. It is made of black plastic with two metal prongs. This is an OEM part sourced directly from the manufacturer. This part is sold individually. Be sure to disconnect the microwave from the power source before you begin this repair.


Turntable Assembly

The turntable support assembly is also known as a roller guide and fits under the cooking tray and is used to support the tray and to engage the rotating coupler. The support assem...


Motor, AC Synchronous


Fuse,Time Delay



Glass Cooking Tray







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Motor Burned Out On Turntable

  • Customer: Steven from Oak Forest, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 32 of 40 people found this instruction helpful
My 8 year old daughter cleaned the inside of the microwave with enough water to rival a tsunami. Resulted in a clean microwave with a fried out motor that no longer revolved. Part came quickly. Took cover and bottom off to get to the part. One screw held it on and a plug. Removed those, put on new part and she was good to go. No trip to home depot toda read more

Microwave would not rotate or heat up food.

  • Customer: Joshua from WHITE LAKE, MI
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 11 of 13 people found this instruction helpful
After watching a few youtube videos, I used a phillips SD to take controll pannel off to access the switches that sense when microwave door is closed. Swapped out all 3 switched and mocrowave works like new. $20 fix (shipping included) read more

Arcing had caused burned turntable and melted connection to sec. motor.

  • Customer: John from MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Note: also had to replace turntable. Removed top cover using secure driver set. Placed microwave on it's front, using a soft towel. Removed edge screws from bottom plate (leaving 4 screws in center attached to heavy transformer). Separated bottom plate from body of microwave (leaving transformer wires still attached) exposing Synchronous motor. Removed t... read more