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My maytag mmv5165 microwave oven just started acting up. Whenyou close the door, the light stays on and the turntable moves, but the magnatron isn't running. I push the stop button, but it keeps "running" anyway.

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

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