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My over range microwave runs when I open the door. Whats

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My over range microwave runs when I open the door. What's worng?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 5 years ago.
Hello, and thank you for using this service. I'll be helping you with your problem today.

This is actually quite a common problem and it means that one of your door switches has failed inside the microwave. There are 3 door switches so you'll need to test them all to determine which one is faulty. Below is a link to a video that shows you how to test the door switches. The faulty door switch will obviously need to be replaced.


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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
THANK YOU! It was the middle relay that was bad. Now I can go buy a new one & I'll be set to reinstall it, thanks to you & that video.
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 5 years ago.
Awesome, you have a great rest of the day.