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WIll keep running with the door open. Does not shut off till I unplug the power. How to fix???

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Hi Rose
This condition is caused by a faulty door switch. IF you know someone VERY handy with appliance repair, perhaps they can find the fault. A pro could do the work, but it would depend on the age of your appliance whether or not it'd be worth it.

Barring that, it's time for a new microwave

-Steve

Posted on Apr 02, 2015

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