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Good way to cook yourself! It has to be a stuck door interlock switch--the case needs to be removed to get at the switch. It could be either the mechanism that operates the switch or the switch itself is bad. The switch normally makes a click when the button is pressed. Unplug the unit when the case is removed.

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