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Microwave runs when door open

We have a Sanyo Super Showerwave Microwave model EM-P790. Currently any time we open the door the microwave starts running. Is there a fix for this??? Or is it time to replace???

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Re: Microwave runs when door open

This is probably a a bad door switch or door switch mount. Chances are only the fan and light are running when you open it, but better safe than sorry. Opening the door while cooking (without first hitting the STOP pad) is the primary cause of door switch failure but not the only one. I have a text file called "doorsw.txt" which helps in diagnosing and repairing door switch problems, and a file called "safety.txt" which is of vital importance. You can find these files by searching at (not Google) for this: microwave display safety.txt If you still have a problem, please write back with more detail. Be safe!

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