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Buzzing, Panel hot

I just heard my microwave buzzing and it is not on. I opened the door and the interior panel (where the food codes are) is really warm. What is going on?

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It may be that you have a failing door switch or a relay no the control panel that is shorted, causing it to be on or partially on when it shouldn't be.

This can be serious.

If you or a friend 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: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

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Please write back with your brand and model number if you need further help.

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