Question about Samsung SMH7178STD Microwave Oven

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When we close the door the motor keeps running.

We have to leave the door open or the unit unplugged because when we close the door the motor keeps running and the light stays on. Even after we have cooked something the timer will go off and the fan motor continues to run. It doesn't keep cooking. Any ideas

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  • lsteider Mar 15, 2009

    I also have a Samsung SMH7178STD 1100 Watts Microwave Oven on which the light and fan continue to run after the timer shuts off.


  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    Door will not stay closed so microwave will not run. Can run if I stand there and press it fully closed.

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This just started happening on my Kenmore microwave because the door latch broke off.

Posted on Mar 22, 2009

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