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Our oven started coming on when the door was shut. It is not cooking but the light and the fan come on. Nothing makes it stop except opening the door. I unplugged it for awhile, but that didn't help either. We bought it in 1996. What do you think I should do? Is it worth fixing?

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    during cooking the fan comes on spontaneously and then won't turn off when trying t turn off. Have to unplug it. After being plugged in again after awhile it works normally for a few days then does it again. Help!

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I have the same problem.

I found that by removing the control panel, then moving the small red-buttoned switches around the door open switch seemed to solve the problem.

We felt the problem was a mechanical problem because closing the door very gently permitted normal operation.

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