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Sparking roof of my miele M613G microwave

The panel on the roof of my miele M613G microwave has started to spark and burn - is this fixable or will I need a new oven

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  • martynlock Feb 24, 2009

    Thank you Philiplys, thats very helpful, I just need to find spare parts for this machine now.
    I spoke with Miele and they didn't really have any clue - especially about the plate that seems to be on the roof of the inside of the microwave.
    They suggested the replacement model M8151 at nearly £500.

    Lets hope the spares are a little cheaper.
    Once again - thanks
    Martyn


  • martynlock Mar 04, 2009

    Hi Philip
    I've tried again and again but Miele will not give out a parts list, however they have sent me an exploded diagram of the machine itself.
    I believe the guy I was speaking with has highlighted what 'may' be needed after repeating your thoughts of what could be wrong with the machine.
    I may just bite the bullet and buy some parts.....
    Thanks for your help, if you would like a copy I can email it to you.

    Kind regards
    Martyn


  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    dirt on glass panel inside miele microwave

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    dirt on glass panel inside miele microwave

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I've got a Miele microwave and I had that very same problem. On the top of the cooking chamber there's a round mica insulator. That insulator covers a wave spreader, that is basically a aluminium fan mounted on a teflon spindle. What happens is that the spreader is either bent or loose. As the microwave runs, the spreader gets electrically charged (charged by the microwaves cooking your food) and when in gets too close to the metal chassis, a spark jumps from the spreader to the chassis.

The way to fix it is quite simple: you have to remove the mica insulator by unscrewing some philips-headed screws from the inside of your oven (if they happen to be stuck, just remove the cover of the microwave and WD-40 the nuts where they're screwed on). Then, you'll see the cheap aluminum spreder. Either screw it tight or bend it a bit so that it doesn't touch the chassis at any time or the mica insulator. Put the mica back in, screw it down gently and smile.

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These ovens are favourite for this, it is something to do with the stirrer blades. the top casing can be removed and replaced

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  • phillipe lys Feb 25, 2009

    Miele and other microwave manufacturers are very unhelpful, they only want their engineers to carry out the repairs. however they are required to make spares available for 10 years after the last .

    production date.



    you need to keep on to them and request a spare parts list and then request the part from them



    best of luck keep me informed



    Philip

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