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Does the microwave oven auto shut-off when you open the door while cook time is remaining?

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Yes. The two hooks sticking out from the inside of your door go in and activate a series of switches. Once you press or pull to open the door, before the door even moves, one of the door switches will disengage and turn off the high voltage.
The fan and light may still be on, but the unit is no longer cooking.

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