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Fuse in Microwave blew , now starts running when door is opened

Yesterday the GE Profile microwave about 5 yrs old was DOA I opened her up and found the MDA20 Fuse was blown, I replaced it and all seemed well til today and now the microwave starts "running", with fan lights and all when the door is opened. It appears to work through panel operation as well. Is this a bad Door switch condition or are these 2 conditions related ?

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Re: Fuse in Microwave blew , now starts running when door...

You have one or more defective door switches, or the door switch mount is loose or damaged. If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info (as well as a text file which helps in diagnosing and repairing door switch problems) at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your model number here:

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When you set heat time and hit start button the light and fan come on for a second and then everything shuts off and 4 8's are displayed. You can set the clock but when everything shuts off you have to reset the clock.

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