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Microwave won't heat or turn off unless I press the door

GE Sensor Microwave Model JES1451BJ02
The microwave oven will only heat and count down properly if I press the upper right corner of the door and lift up on the bottom right corner of the door at the same time. I see no way to adjust the door so the microwave works properly. If I don't do as described above, the microwave starts automatically when I close the door, doesn't heat and never stops.

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That would be a loose door switch mount, a failing door switch, or both.

See our file on door switch help here.

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