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Ge microwave model#ZA229216B 2013 hums when door is shut

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Your oven is cooking by itself, which can cause arcing and even a fire.

So until it's fixed, please leave it unplugged or leaver the door open.

You can e-mail me at pupista@gmail.com and include your full model number and FCC ID number from the tag in the cooking cavity.

I'll be happy to help you.

Posted on Dec 31, 2016

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Your oven is cooking by itself, which can cause arcing and even a fire.

So until it's fixed, please leave it unplugged or leaver the door open.

You can e-mail me at pupista@gmail.com and include your full model number and FCC ID number from the tag in the cooking cavity.

I'll be happy to help you.

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He microwave model #ZA229216B 2013 hums when door is shut


Your oven is cooking by itself, which can cause arcing and even a fire.

So until it's fixed, please leave it unplugged or leaver the door open.

You can e-mail me at pupista@gmail.com and include your full model number and FCC ID number from the tag in the cooking cavity.

I'll be happy to help you.

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You should first be sure your filters are clean and that your ductwork is clear.

See this link for a bulletin that may address your problem.

Otherwise, see this link in case you have a sticky door switch or relay.

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At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

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If you or someone you know decide to look into it, we have critical safety information, info on door switch diagnosis and replacement, and disassembly information at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa.

There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

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We regularly repair these for customers nationwide with our guaranteed $39.95 service in about a week.

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