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Oven light is stuck on

Our oven has a very heavy door so when you close it, it usually pulls to w/ a bang. The oven light would sometimes stick on but if we "jiggled" the switch a little it would go off. Well, now our oven light is stuck on and is keeping the oven warm. There is a clicking noise when the light button is on (or off, I can't tell which is which right now) and the switch is jiggled. The bulbs are behind a grating so I haven't been able to remove them. If I do pull the bulbs out and the switch is in on position, will I burn anything up? Do you have any suggestions for how to best get the light to go out? Thanks!

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Replace the door switch.

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