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Inline with the power cable inside of the machine.

Sharp R-1850A... | Answered on Sep 05, 2019


Clean the temperature sensor in the cavity.

Sharp Microwave... | Answered on Aug 28, 2019


Sounds like a door latch needs an adjustment that only a qualified technician can perform for safety reasons.

Sharp Microwave... | Answered on Aug 28, 2019


Try unplugging uni t for 10 seconds,then plug back in. If that doesn't work, contact a technician. For service.

Sharp Microwave... | Answered on Aug 28, 2019


Check your users manual for installation instructions. then reverse engineer them.

Sharp Microwave... | Answered on Aug 28, 2019


I assume you're talking about the spring that keeps tension on the door hooks (latch heads, as they're called by Sharp). When you shut the door, the "hooks" are held down by this spring to actuate the door switches. To fix this, you'll have to separate the door panels. You can download the service manual from my Web site. There's a loop built into the latch head assembly and sometimes the loop breaks. If so, you can drill a tiny hold in it and reattach the spring there. There may also be a loop on the innner door panel to hold the spring. That one can break, too. If it's broken, you'll have to find a way to secure the spring to the panel. If the panel material is thick enough, a tiny screw eye could be inserted, then epoxied overnight to secure it. I've attached a diagram to this message that should help you. If that doesn't help you, I have the service manual for the R1600-series microwaves on my Web site at: http://www.microwavedisplay.com/R1610.pdf Repost if you need more help.

Sharp R-1610... | Answered on Aug 14, 2019


Line Fuse
If too much current passes through the microwave circuitry, the line fuse will blow. If the line fuse blows, the microwave won't start. To determine if the line fuse is at fault, use a multimeter to test it for continuity. If the fuse does not have continuity, replace it. In addition, you should investigate and resolve the problem that caused the fuse to blow. If you don't resolve the underlying issue, the new fuse will blow too. (Caution: The microwave oven can store thousands of volts of electricity in its high voltage capacitor, even after the microwave oven has been unplugged. Due to the potential for electric shock, it is extremely dangerous to replace the electronic components in a microwave. Only a licensed technician should replace the line fuse.)

Sharp Microwave... | Answered on Aug 01, 2019


Normally the problem is not the spring, but a broken spring mounting tab on the door latch head (hook) assembly or the inner door panel.

If it's the door panel, it's usually easier and cheaper to use epoxy and some kind of hardware to fashion a new spring mount.

The door latch head (hook) is easy to replace or repair if that's the issue.

We have *critical* safety & disassembly info at our site, linked here: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

We also have this full service manual at our site: http://www.microwavedisplay.com/R1480_R1481_R1482_sm.pdf

Normally you have to separate the door panels (as shown in the attached photo) and then you'll see the screws you need to remove.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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Sharp R-1480... | Answered on Jul 01, 2019


Consult users manual for programming instructions
visit www.repairclinic.com for manuals on
your particular model.

Sharp Microwave... | Answered on Jul 01, 2019

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