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We have to slam the microwave door to get it work.What coud be the problem?

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Check the door switch .the part that sticks out of the door on the right side it hits the switch

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If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, linked here on Fixya: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

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