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Kenmore 1200 watt sparking when warming empty plates

I routinely warm empty plates in the microwave and this morning it started sparking from the little rectangle shield inside (next to the fan). When I used it later with food in there, nothing happened. Any ideas?

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  • precious3090 Mar 26, 2009

    yesterday while heating a sausage on a paper napkin in microwave there was sparks. what should i do.

  • rvitag May 11, 2010

    no it wasn't

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Unless specifically stated in the manual, you shouldn't use the microwave for warming plates. That is not it's intended use.

I suspect the microwave circuit has failed in some manner.

Reply the specific Sears model number (in the form xxx.yyyyyyyy), and I can help further.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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