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Microwave problem 1.Whenever i plug in my microwave the fan turns on and i cant turn it off 2. When i try to cook something it can only cook for 5 seconds then it just turns off. 3. It always displays the time of the day but it wont let me set it. Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: microwave problem

I would first suspect a bad door switch or door switch mount.


If you follow up with your full model number, I can possibly give more precise advice.


If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info (as well as a text file which helps in diagnosing and repairing door switch problems) at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa:


You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your model number here:

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