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My ge profile microwave oven sometimes turns on when door is clos

Will not turn off with clear button. I have to unplug it then plug it back in and then it works fine.

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Hi and wellcome to FixYa this is a comon problem with the control unit for the microwave being damaged the buttons start to stop working more or few buttons at a time, there are companys that sell the front units seperate for these microwaves but can cost more than a new microwave itself , the unit itself is damaged by heat from the microwave or on rare accasions damp im sorry there is no other way to sort this apart from a new front control unit or a new microwave

Thanks Hope this helps a little

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