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My microwave is possessed!

Last night, all of a sudden...my microwave starting beeping by itself and it display 6...6...6. I was kinda freaked out, the beeping was random. Then it stopped and showed the time again. It did all last night and I had unplugged it. I let it sit overnight, and it's still doing it. It still lets me use the microwave, but starts beeping randomly and it seems to be going longer. So annoying.

Why is this happening?!?!? And the 6's....

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You have a shorting membrane keypad.

If and when an oven is coming on or doing anything by itself, this is very dangerous and can result in a fire.

So until it is repaired, please leave it unplugged or leave the door open when it's not in use, and please do not leave it running unattended.

FixYa's Web site is currently not notifying us when replies to our Clarification Requests are posted, so please reply directly to me with your full number from the tag on the unit and your oven's color so I can help you with free do-it-yourself tips and/or an estimate.

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Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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