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Power/Switch & Heating Fault

Okay, so I am trying to kill two birds with one stone here.

1. The unit starts working when I set the timer even though the door is still open. Only powers off when the timer reaches zero. I have checked and nothing is stuck in the door lock mechanism. On removing the top cover, no wires appear to be dislodged either.

2. No heat, even though the unit has been running for a while. Elements at the back appear to be ok, although the card-type strip two of them (four in all) are wrapped around appear to be torn. No visible signs of burning/overheating to suggest the element/s are burnt through.

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There is a switch inside or near your timer. Take off the top back panel and look for switch. If don't see one, it's inside the timer. Spray contact cleaner inside the timer. Keever

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