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Interlock Spring

Troubleshooting

This part fixes the following symptoms:

Door not closing properly

This part works with the following products:

Microwave.

This part works with the following brands:

Whirlpool, Maytag, Amana, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Estate.
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Mark from HOMER GLEN, IL
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Pliers, Screw drivers
Parts Used:
WPW10156813, WP8206419, W10727360, W10562613, W10269460, W10269458, W10156812
Door switch inconsistent operation for Open/Close sensing.
Ordered top & bottom micro-switches and mounting plate parts. Internet reviews could not find specifics if the issue was due to a top/bottom or combination of micro-switch or mounting plate failure. Pulled the plug. Removed the top vent assembly cover held in by 2 Phillips screws inside the vent. Removed the control panel held in by 1 Phillip screw at the top vent assembly area. Lifted control panel upward to release the catch and moved it off to the side - didn't disconnect any leads. Used a Torx bit to remove the door switch mounting plates at the front and pulled the plates through the opening from the control panel. Documented the wire color code connections, the top plate uses 2 micro's with one using both the closed & open contact. Installed the respective micros on the mounting plates and worked backwards with the wiring and removal steps. Once completed, the open/close sensing has worked every time.
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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

PartSelect Number: PS1964350
Manufacturer Part Number: W10156812
Brand
Model Number
Description
Amana
AMV1150VAB0
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAB1
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAB2
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAB3
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAB4
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAB5
Microwave - MICROWAVE
Amana
AMV1150VAB6
Microwave - MICROWAVE/HOOD COMBO
Amana
AMV1150VAD0
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAD1
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAD2
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAD3
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAD4
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAQ0
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAQ1
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAQ2
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAQ3
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAQ4
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAS0
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAS1
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAS2
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAS3
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAS4
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAS5
Microwave - MICROWAVE
Amana
AMV1150VAS6
Microwave - MICROWAVE/HOOD COMBO
Amana
AMV1150VAW0
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAW1
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAW2
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAW3
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAW4
Microwave - MICROWAVE OVEN 1.5 CU. FT.
Amana
AMV1150VAW5
Microwave - MICROWAVE