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GE SPACE SAVER JVM1490BH THE FAN RUNS ALL THE TIME. HAVING TO LEAVE DOOR OPEN TO STOP.

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I would say you have a faulty door switch. Replace the door switch that is faulty.
Hope that helps.

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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