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When microwave opened automatically turns on

As soon as I open my microowave to put food it the fan turns on and the turntable starts to turn, I don't remember this happening before. does this mean I am being exposed to harmful "microwaves" while opening door? thanks

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  • jsumanis Dec 05, 2007

    Thanks for the suggestions. I took it into the shop and it was a bad door switch.Thanks

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This may have already been dealt with, but others can benefit from an accurate, thoughtful reply to this problem.

This is usually caused by either a bad door switch, a loose door switch mount, or a problem on the control panel.

Even though a door switch clicks, it may still be bad inside.

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, linked here on Fixya: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

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Sounds like it has a bad door switch. I would unplug the unit and have an experienced technician check it out. Microwaves can be very dangerous if you don't know what you are doing.

Posted on Oct 07, 2007

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