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I was cooking and then the fan came on .... I pushed the fan button off but the fan will not shut off. I unplugged the microwave and the fan will still not shut off. Is the unit safe to use? And what could cause the fan not to shut off?

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It's most likely a shorted hood fan thermostat or a stuck relay on the control circuit board. We repair these controllers nationwide with our $32.50 service. You can find out about that through the link in my profile. Concerning the thermostat, if you or a friend is handy, it's not hard to check and replace. It should be electrically open when it's not hot. My profile links you to my Web site, where I offer free critical text files on safety & disassembly. Lastly, you can visit the Sears parts Web site where they have helpful exploded view diagrams and where you can order a thermostat if needed. Sears carries parts for many brands. Post back if you need more help.

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