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When I press the start button it smells like it is burning

It smells like it is electrical burning , the part inside that smells is the part that looks like a coil.

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If the is a convection model then the covection coill will smell that way if there is a geese build up and should be ok to use. however you should only smell that if you are using the convection mode.

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