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Too Much Steam?

I was trying to eliminate cooking odor in microwave and put a glass container of water with vinegar in micriwave to boil. The microwave steamed up and stopped working. The keypad is blank and unresponsive. Is there a "circuit breaker type" switch that can be reset? Please Help.

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It's possible that the vents got blocked. If it vents to the outside, look for debris in the vent exit at the side or attic of the home. If you're lucky, these will dry put (sometimes it helps to remove the cover) but sometimes the excess moisture gets in and cannot get out. This causes a keypad or control board failure. Please post an update if you still need help.

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