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It makes a bee sound and has a burning smell.

The microwave now has a burn mark on the door and just south of the interior bottom that makes up the exterior bottom.
What is wrong?

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  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    I'd say it's arcing due to food particles, grease, or chipped paint.

    If the cavity metal of the oven is chipped or charred, it will have to be sanded smooth and clean and dried thoroughly.

    Then you can apply some high-temperature appliance paint, available from places like Wal-Mart, Lowe's or Builder's

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