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My over-the-stove microwave's exhaust fan turns on by itself and I'm not able to turn it off. I have to wait for the fan to go off by itself. Help!

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  • csiddaway Mar 21, 2009

    Last night after an hour of running the fan, my unit started to do the same thing. It turns on for no reason, and turns off when it feels like it. There is nothing going on below the unit. I have tried unplugging it, and letting it reset before plugging it back in, but shortly afterwards, the fan starts up again! Help!

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