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Pin hole in back wall from metal carousel hitting wall while oven on

There is a small pinhole in the back wall at the level of the cooking tray - the tray 'skipped' and hit the wall of the oven causing a spark and it melted the metal on the wall of the oven. Is there a 'tape' I can use to cover this pinhole? Do I have to replace the whole oven?

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Re: Pin hole in back wall from metal carousel hitting...

You can buy stainless steel tape from many hardware stores, just make sure that you put the tape on the outside (be very careful when opening the oven up). Put enough layers on to match the thickness of the metal originally - unfortunately the tape tends not to stay on for that long, so is potentially a dangerous option the best thing to do would be take it to a microwave repair shop - they will have metal sheet available of the appropriate type and should be able to patch it for you - if you get really lucky they might have the same model that has an undamaged chassis but destroyed electrical workings - is worth a try. Good luck Hope this helps - please post again if you need more info :)

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