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Monitor Door Switch – Part Number: WB24X830
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Monitor Door Switch

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PartSelect Number PS237422

Manufacturer Part Number WB24X830

Manufactured by GE

Unplug your microwave before attempting this repair. You will need to remove the grill, which is held into place by two screws at the top of the grill (open your microwave door before doing this). Remove the grill. Remove the screw on the left holding the control panel in place. Loosen the screw behind the panel. You should now be able to lift the panel up and pull forward to detach. You will find the door switch by removing the screws to detach the switch assembly. Press on the release tab to remove the middle switch. Disconnect the wire connector to release the old switch. The door switch is normally closed.

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

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

This part fixes the following symptoms: Doesn’t shut off | Won’t turn on | No heat

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Part Number: PS237421
The secondary door switch is a simple on/off mechanism that stops the microwave from operating when the door is open (normally opened). The switch monitors the door latch position, and communicates whether the door is o...
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Average Repair Rating: 4.3 / 5.0, 8 reviews What's this?
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114 of 146 people found these instructions helpful
Parts Used:
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
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.
Steps:
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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16 of 28 people found these instructions helpful
Parts Used:
  • Monitor Door Switch
Difficulty Level:
A Bit Difficult
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Customer:
Jim from Lincolnshire, IL
Microwave would not go on
All electrical worked (fan, lights, control panel) door switch was broke. Pulled the oven out. Took out two big screws from the cabinet above. (be careful not to drop oven)Set the oven on kitchen counter. Took off five screws that held the vent cover. Removed vent cover. Took out one screw that held the control panel. Lifted, turned and slid the panel into the space below so I could get to the upper door switch. Replace door switch and re-assemble.

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17 of 39 people found these instructions helpful
Parts Used:
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Customer:
Paul from San Jose, CA
After closing door the display panel must be tapped on to keep the unit operating.
The switches are not the problem! The problem is in the tolerences of the latch housing. I have ordered two new housings (Upper & Lower) and will see if the tolerences are closer. If not I will try epoxying a shim to the plate that operates the microswitches. The other option is to file the mounting slots of the housing to allow adjustment, which would be iffy,keeping them from moving with use. The exploded drawings really need to be clarified. The scale is way too small. It was extremely difficult to pick out the individual parts of the mechanisiam.

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6 of 7 people found these instructions helpful
Parts Used:
Difficulty Level:
Very Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Customer:
Charles from OAKDALE, NY
Microwave stays on when door opened
Removed control panel first then removed bracket holding door switches 8 screws total very easy fix ????

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4 of 4 people found these instructions helpful
Parts Used:
  • Monitor Door Switch
Difficulty Level:
Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Customer:
Larry from CHARLOTTE, NC
When you open the door at the start the fan wood come on
I removed the unit from the wall removed the top two screws holding the panel above the door I the two screws holding the control panel removed the three switchs I found the top one to be blown and replaced it

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3 of 3 people found these instructions helpful
Parts Used:
Difficulty Level:
Really Easy
Total Repair Time:
30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer:
Ken from WARE, MA
Microwave powered up when door was opened
After researching on line and watching installation videos, ordered all three switches and installed. Disassembly of microwave was simple, removing the bracket holding the switches was a little tricky, it sits behind a metal post and you have to angle and wiggle it out. One note of caution when replacing all three switches, be sure to install correct switch in correct location. Had two of one style switch and one of a second style, and put one in wrong place, causing microwave to power up again when door was opened. After thinking it through and doing a second disassembly, and double checking installation instructions, corrected problem and microwave now works fine.

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1 of 2 people found these instructions helpful
Parts Used:
  • Monitor Door Switch
Difficulty Level:
Very Easy
Total Repair Time:
Less than 15 mins
Tools:
Screw drivers
Customer:
Ernest from RIVERSIDE, CA
Unit would run when door is opened
Two screws to remove upper from vent. Two screws to remove the didgit panel lift ip to remove and put aside remove the two screws that hold the door sensors. Depress the tab to remove the defective sensor disconnect the electrical connector and replace the new sensor snap it back into the holder install the two screws, install the didgital panel and vent panel to complete the job. Please be aware that there is a video of this procedure on Y tube

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1 of 4 people found these instructions helpful
Parts Used:
Difficulty Level:
Very Easy
Total Repair Time:
15 - 30 mins
Tools:
Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer:
Carlos from GLENDALE, NY
Microwave will not start
Removed three screws from the top front cover and slide it out and following I removed the touch panel and the housing that holds the switches and replaced the bad one.

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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

PartSelect Number: PS237422
Manufacturer Part Number: WB24X830
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