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GE XL1800 Micro fan won't shut off after light burned out

After cooking some popcorn was finished, I opened the door of the microwave. The interior light exploded (shattered). When I took out the food and closed the door, the fan went on. I tried pushing buttons on the keypad to stop cooking but nothing worked. The oven seems to work as normal otherwise. I can cook in it but need to unplug it or keep the door open to shut off the fan.

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The problem appears, at least in part, to the door latch circuitry which cannot be serviced by the owner. If the unit is still in warranty, call GE customer care. If not, replacing the unit is your best bet. I just bought a new GE 1100 watt oven with great features for less than $100 If the door dosen't latch correctly, you could be exposed to dangerous microwave energy.

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Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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