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Sharp microwave door will not shut and the oven light stays on continuously.

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Sounds like a broken latch. You will need to unplug it or unscrew the light to turn it off.

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

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The door has a switch , probably two, that engage and disengage when opening or closing. ( a failsafe so it switches off ) when you open the door, this is the problem also like a fridge the light should go off when door is shut, it may just be stuck but Dont mess with it , clean it if its got food stuff , a mild detergent round door etc , otherwise just change microwave ,
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take it toy your local repair shop and have the door latch replaced

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