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Microwave runs when the door is open.. stops when you shut it.

Sharp Microwave model R-308JW Serial # 263359
Worked fine one minute.. the next time used.. it showed 0 time and when we opened the door... it began to run... turn table and all...

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This is usually caused by either a bad door switch, a loose door switch mount, or a problem on the control panel.

Even though a door switch clicks, it may still be bad inside.

This can be caused by slamming the door or by habitually opening the door while it's cooking without hitting the Stop pad first.

If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical information on safety, disassembly and door switches at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

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Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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