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Model JVM1340WW 002 won't turn off. tried unplugging overnight to reset, but it still runs when I close the door,

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Is it cooking or not when you simply close the door? In other words, does a cup of water get warm after a few seconds?

If it is NOT cooking when you just close the door, and some combination of fan, light, and turntable are what's running, then you probably just have a defective door switch or door switch mount and should see these files:

http://031d26d.namesecurehost.com/mwd/safety.txt
http://031d26d.namesecurehost.com/mwd/disassembly.txt
http://031d26d.namesecurehost.com/mwd/doorsw.txt


There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting, & testing.

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If it IS cooking just when when you shut the door, then you probably have a shorted cook relay on the control circuit board, and we can repair that for you for $39.95 postpaid.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number from the tag on the oven here.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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