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Door will not open 1999 model

Door will not open and will not shut off

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The unit needs to be shut down by cutting power to the oven by either pulling the 110VAC plug from the receptacle or flipping the toggle on the house circuit breakers.

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So it probably is running whenever the door is closed. This can be dangerous, and can cause a fire.

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We regularly repair such control units for customers nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week or so with a one-year guarantee.

Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your full model number from the tag on the unit) for more information & help.

A full Sears/Kenmore model number has 3 digits, a dot, then 8 more digits, such as ###.########

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