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The oven won't switch off even though the knobs are in the off position.

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Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.

First remove power from the unit, if that does not help to reset the unit, then you have a defective button or control card.

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Microwaves must be serviced by technicians due to the inherent dangers involved in repairing these appliances. Internal capacitors can retain a lethal electrical charge even though the unit is completely unplugged. A microwave radiation leakage test must be performed on the unit following any internal component repair.

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