How do you test a microwave door switch?

How does a microwave door switch work?

Microwave door switches are normally mounted to a bracket near the door latch. There is a latch (sometimes referred to as a hook) attached to the inside of your microwave door that comes in contact with and activates the door switch when the door is closed.

Why does my microwave keep saying door?

If a message about the door appears in the display, the door has been closed for 5 minutes or more without the microwave oven being started. This occurs to avoid unintended starting of the microwave oven. Open and close the door, then start the cycle. Be sure no packing material is blocking the door lock system.

Does standing in front of a microwave give you cancer?

Heating and serving food in plastic containers causes harmful chemicals to leak in it and enhance risk of cancer. As such, if the microwave oven is leaking or door is kept open, radiation can leak and affect a person standing very close to the oven. Using microwaved food also exposes one to risk of infection as well.