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GFE Triggers when shutting the door

Light-fan and all will come on with door open, but shut the door and the GFI switch triggers and goes off. Also the inside of the microwave had some water on the turntable when we got home, and have no clue where that came from but we had ice storm here this morning.


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Kyle
Texas

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Sir, I recommend that you unplug the unit and contact a qualified appliance person to check it out. It sounds as if the GFI (Ground Fault Interrupter) is doing it's job by protecting you from a potentially serious shock. These devices are to protect a person from shock and it's possible that you are creating a path to ground when you are touching the door. I suspect that the water intrusion is creating some type of short circuit. Please have it checked it out before you use the appliance again.

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