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SERVICE STICKER LEAVES MARK ON FRONT DOOR OF MICROWAVE

I REMOVED THE STICKER AND THE GLUE SUBSTANCE SMEARED.........I USED SOAP AND WATER, ALCOHOL, ETC. AND THE FOUR SMEARS ARE STILL THERE.......THIS ALSO HAPPENED ON MY LAST SHARP MICROWAVE ABOUT 8 YEARS AGO!!!

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  • burnham08 Jan 01, 2009

    WD-40, which should be a staple in any household, got almost all the glue substance off the front door of the microwave,,,,,,,,,it looks alot better...........thanks, Lbcoaster!!!!

  • justme71 Mar 08, 2009

    I had the same problem! after seeing the wd-40 solution I tried a little bittle of cooking oil and it worked fine...just be sure to use a SOFT cloth because that door scratches very easily (I scratched it with a paper towel!)

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Yes! I just bought a new Sharp microwave oven today and the stupid door sticker left 4 globs of glue residue behind. The outer door is made of very flexible plastic that could get easily scratched. I used WD-40 as someone else recommended, and that did the trick really well! Just spray some WD-40 on a very soft cloth (I used an old washcloth) and gently work it into the glue residue. Within 20-30 seconds the glue should dissolve. Gently wipe away the WD-40, wash with a little soapy water, and you're done!

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If you spray wd 40 or a light oil on a rag and work it into the glue this will break down the glue and make it easier to clean up.
Hope that helps...
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