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Microwave fan comes on when plugged in

Microwave fan just came on 1 day by itself..I can unplug it and then plug it in again and the fan still comes on without me turning the microwave on. model no. 721.85039111

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Could be in one of the micro switches for the door or in the board. Most commonly one of the switches though.

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