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Clicking noise whem door is closed

I just installed a new Advantum 120 and it makes this wierd clicking noise when the door is closed and not running. When I open the door, the noise stops. Any ideas?

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The first thing I would suggest is a hard reset. Unplug the unit for a minute or so. Then plug it back in, set the clock and try again.

Otherwise, see this video for help.

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Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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    William Miller Feb 10, 2009

    Forgot to mention that since
    it's new (presumably less than one year old) it would be fully covered under warranty.

    I'd suggest contacting the manufacturer to get it fixed free.


    GE Customer Service is here.

    They can tell you who your nearest GE-authorized servicer is.


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