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Microwave will not work unless door is held tightly

Our microwave would turn off as soon as you let go of the holding the door handle shut.
my husband tore it apart to try and see what the problem was.
there were two fuse looking things that seemed to be burned out. he took them to the hardware store and they said they'd never seen anything like them to replace.
any idea where we could get replacement fuses?

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Sounds to me the door interlock microswitches are mis aligned. Get hubby to check again... some doors are finicky... if it does work until you let go of the door... then we are not dealing with fuses... sounds like microswitches

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