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Microwave Drawer Oven Light Does Not Turn On When Drawer Opens


  • Microwave light does not work, is not functional or operational, not responding
  • No power to microwave light or microwave light does not turn on when drawer opens
  • Microwave light dead or no power to microwave light when drawer opens
  • Home fuse blown
  • Circuit breaker


  • Relay (RY1) common (OL)
  • Primary or door sensing switch
  • Oven lamp or socket


If the light in a Microwave Oven does not turn on when the drawer opens:

  1. Ensure there is power to the product.
  2. Try a second outlet if possible.
  3. Turn the home circuit breaker to the unit off for 30 seconds then back on again.
  4. Retest the unit operation.


If these steps do not resolve the issue, no further troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.


Need further assistance? Contact Customer Care at 800.222.7820 or provide your information below and request a Customer Care representative contact you.

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