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Sharp Carousel Model R-1440 won't shut off

I have a Sharp Carousel Model R-1440 and it won't stop running after I hit the stop button. I tried unplugging the appliance and it will stop but once I plug it back in, it just runs and runs. The carousal is not moving while microwave is on. I cooked something in it this morning and the timer ended and I took out the food but when I shut the door, the microwave kept going.

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Take it immediately to a local Microwave repair shop...looks like one of the circuits may have gone...otherwise switch off from mains

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