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We have a microwave oven which turns its fan on every time

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We have a microwave oven which turns its fan on every time we cook on the stovetop. Is there a way to stop this or at least make it not se sensitive?
JA: What's the microwave's make and model? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Model: JVM6175DF1WW. GE Microwave. Manufactured Feb. 2015 Serial: DF226806B
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Can't think of anything
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 5 months ago.

One moment while I get some information for you!

Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 5 months ago.

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The main exhaust fan comes on?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
The microwave fan comes on whenever we cook on the range. It is very noisy, and stays on until cooking is done. We would like to make it less sensitive or disengage it.
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