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My Kenmore microwave Model No 401.80083700 keeps running with the door closed with no time set, lights are off, turntable off. It is heating and the turntable is hot when I open the door. At this point it stops running, once the door is closed, it sarts to run again. Any solutions?

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The power triac is defective on the control board(HINT: its mounted on a heat sink to help cool it during operation) of the magnetron circuit,replace this component and this should solve your problem, caution,kenmore will want you to replace the entire board,and likely will not sell you the component,outright even if available due to safety issues,get a number off component and go to an electrical parts warehouse and they will be able to cross-ref the number and get you the part

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