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The upper oven door dosen't shut tight.

The door is not tight, therefore the light keeps comming on. The cooking time / heating up time is not efficient.

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  • spdmykids Feb 26, 2009

    same problem. door does not shut tight when oven is on. light goes on and when this happens the fan in back shuts off.

  • John Dantonio
    John Dantonio May 27, 2014

    I had the same exact problem....just replaced both hinges today and it totally solved the problem. The springs in the hinges get weak over time and no longer are able to hold the heavy oven door closed.

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Door not closing properly is normally due to weak door hinges.
Normal procedure is to replace both the hinges.
Plz rate my solution.
Thanks.

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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