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Recently the light flickers and gets dimmer, then back to normal, several times while heating something in the oven Just wondered if this is some simple thing to take care of, or should we consider replacing the oven? It was manufactured oct 1998, sn 810km00798, model # MA-782M

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Sounds like an arcing switch or connection, or maybe the light itself is not making a good connection. Check the plug in the outlet socket to see if it gets hot after heating something. Wiggle the cord to see if the light flickers. The door switch is a microswitch type and should make a positive 'click' when operated.

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