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Microwave comes on on its own. What can be the problem?

We have a Frigidaire FMV156DCA 950 Watts. Sometimes after heating food, we open the door and take it out. No time is left on timer. We shut the door and it comes on,. It will not shut off with the buttons, we have to open the door to turn it off. It works ok most of the time but the problem seems to happen more often and we are afraid it could stay on for a long time and us not know it and start a fire. Can you help us with this problem. It happens every few days. Sometimes it seems to just come on by itself. Thank YOU

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I suggest you see a repairer but until then when ever it's not in use leave the door OPEN

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Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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