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Microwave still runs when door is open

Microwave does not pause when door is open. Have to hit cancel to stop and then have to enter cooking time again.

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  • rohant3 Jun 18, 2009

    It is a combination microwave. But it should not run when the door is open to check food. Timer is still going even though door is open. You have to hit end or cancel and then add time again to cook food

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Is this by any chance a combination microwave? It is is-what you are hearing/seeing is the fan running to cool it down. If it is not a combi then indeed you hav a problem-probably linked to the door catch.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

  • angel dust Jun 19, 2009

    Is the turntable still turning? If it is, then you may indeed have the microwave still running. If it is just a whirring noise and the turntable has stopped then it is only the fan which continues running for about 5 mins or so depending how hot ithe micro is. On my combi the same applies-timer should pause at where it was on opening the door tho so if you opened it with 4.59 mins remaining then it should read the same when you close the door again? If it is running as you think with the door open then it is obviously dangerous!

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