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My Emerson microwave is only a few months old. I clean it with each use. My problem is there is a rotten odor when I open the door. Is this the grill unit? Can't take apart to clean. Help.

How can I remove the horrible odor? I tried nuking a lemon in water. It did not work. Ready to toss out the window. I paid $100.00 for it at Walmart.

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It should have a warranty, consider pursuing that route.......if possible I would talk to Walmart to see if they will give credit for it being returned so you can get a different brand..........

Posted on Nov 05, 2012

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SOURCE: Door Window steams up on Microwave

Is the internal cooling fan running? You should feel air flow from the grille in the front or back (as the case may be).

If it's just steaming up the inner face of the door, that's fairly normal, but if the steam is appearing inside the layers of the door, that is not normal.

Since it's new and you've got a warranty, I would call Emerson.

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SOURCE: Emerson microwave light out

There is a way but.... you will have to remove outer cover generally held on with screws at rear and under microwave be sure the oven is unplugged and when you take cover off there is a capacitor in there thats holds a charge stored even when oven is unplugged so dont touch nothing except the light bulb would prefer if you dont have much electrical experience to take to repair shop or have someone do it who has a little electrical knowledge hope this helps

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SOURCE: Microwave exploded.

Did it make a popping noise, like a .22 cal pistol? Probably one of the larger capacitors on the power supply blew up.

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SOURCE: Emerson Microwave stopped working

Have 1 of 2 choices, the main fuse or the control board for the front switches and clock. primary of the small power transformer has opened. Unplug the unit and take case off and measure the fuse with an ohm meter. if u read 1 ohm or less then fuse is good. then measure across the main power plug tips. If read open then the power transformer is bad. Need to replace the board as not sure if transformer is available.

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SOURCE: Broken door on my Emerson microwave (MW8985W)

You can order the outer panel. Its available at searspartsdirect.com for about $41. Just type in your model number and look under the "Door Assy" heading. To replace, just follow these steps:

You have to remove the inner door panel that goes around the perimeter of the glass. You can use a small screwdriver to carefully pry the plastic up and work your way slowly around the perimiter of the glass. Most microwave ovens also have grooves in the panel that you can insert the screwdriver into. Use care not to pry against the glass. The glass is tempered and also has an RF shield that prevents harmful microwaves from potentially harming the consumer. If you break the glass, you will need to purchase a new door.

The door handle screws are located behind the inner panel. Remove the door handle and any screws that may be holding the outer panel in place. Some panels are simply snapped in place.

Remove the broken panel and install the new one. Re-install the door handle and re-insert the inner door panel carefully and gradually work your way around the perimeter of the door glass and make sure it snaps back into place.

This repair can be done with the door in place, or you can remove it for easier access. If you decide the remove the door, simply open it all the way and lift straight up at the hinges. The door will lift off of the hinge pins. Place on a hard flat surface with some towels under it for padding. This protects the door facing from scatches.

If you have any questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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