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When door is closed, light and fan comes on

When the door to the microwave is closed, the light turns on and there is sound like the microwave is on but no power turns on. Also, the power to heat anything doesn't work.

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Re: When door is closed, light and fan comes on

The Problem you Having is dirty Door Switches,Get some Electronic Contack cleaner from the Hardware Store,Make sure it has the little straw to Extend the Spray,Open the Door of the Microwave Look at where the Door Closes youll see Tiny Micro switches,*Note UNPLUG POWER FIRST

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SOURCE: Fan runs when door is closed - no heat

This is normally 1 of the interlock door micro-switches not working.

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