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How to get the burnt popcorn smell out of your micrwave!

Put a bowl of charcoal in the mico, not matchlite or any other kind that has lighter fluid in it, leave it in the micro for 2 days then change out the charcoal for freash charcoal, you might need to do this for a week or so but it works everytime!

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does the maytag mmv1164ww1 micro/hood combo require outdoor venting?


No .. it can also be recirculated . you will need charcoal filters if you do so. There is a specific charcoal filter for each microwave hood. Any appliance part dealer would carry it ( you will need to give them the micro hood model number ) or you can order them online through Whirlpool parts website ( whirlpool owns maytag)

Mar 14, 2011 | Microwave Ovens

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food left in the oven has left a smell even after thorough cleaning.what action should i take


Have you tried putting a microwaveable bowl with a mixture of water ,vinegar and some slices of lemons or oranges in your micro for about 2 minutes. It should help eliminate the bad odors and leave your microwave smelling freah and clean.

Nov 10, 2010 | Panasonic NN-H965 Microwave Oven

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I'm trying to remove but unable to determine how


most over the range micos are secured by either 2 or 4 screws from above usually inside a cabinet or storage above remove those disconnect or pull away venting if vents above,, u willl need two people sometimes to help hold micro..... i would have to see the unit some might also have trim pieces if its more of a built in situation hope this helps

Jan 31, 2010 | Panasonic Microwave Ovens

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Wrong Grease Filter for Sharp R-1870 Microwave


I also have a Sharp over the Range Microwave oven that requires a charcoal filter. But my diagram shows that the charcoal filter goes behind the slotted panel at the top of the microwave. To reach the filter, you must remove a screw on the top edge of the microwave. This allows the panel to come off. Your charcoal filter goes there. Since your oven is new, you do not need to change this filter yet because it's not dirty. I would save it for future use.
According to my book, there are two kinds of filters with this oven. The charcoal filter is the one behind the front panel. The Grease filters ARE the two metal mesh ones. They can be cleaned with hot soapy water, or I put mine in the dishwasher.

Mar 14, 2009 | Sharp R-1480 Microwave Oven

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