Question about Kenmore 62702 Microwave Oven

2 Answers

I own a Kenmore microwave, not sure if there is a radiation leak.

How to check if there is a radiation leak?
The interior walls had rusted and holes are spotted.

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Prodigy:

    An expert who has answered 500 questions.

  • Expert
  • 547 Answers

You would have to buy a new cavity for the oven. Unsafe to operate in that condition.

Posted on Apr 24, 2016

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 4,090 Answers

Having this type of damage on a microwave is resky

You can get a radiation monitor from Tandy electronics or **** Smith ( Australia)

But seriously get rid of it and buy another one you can get a good second hand one for $50 that is not rusty and holy..

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Is there a way to detect if the microwave is leaking radiation?


No! this could not be further from the truth, you can buy a microwave test card and check for leakage around the door seals, or take it to a service professional to do a quick test.

Mar 06, 2012 | General Electric Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Our Jenn-Air built-in microwave in the kitchen appears to have had a bead of white silicone that sealed the interior cabinet walls and interior base. That has deteriorated away. Is it just cosmetic or...


Silicone will not block microwave radiation. However, it isn't only cosmetic. The silicone keeps liquid that spills inside your microwave (or even steam) from getting into the guts of your microwave and rusting and causing shorts.

Sep 18, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Panasonic Slimline Stainless Steel Combination Microwave


First of all, is the hole a factory one that you never noticed before? If so, leave it alone. I know that microwaves generate a lot interior heat and it needs to escape someway. Secondly, if it is not a factory made vent hole and you can't be sure if it caused from a lot of use, and if the oven still works fine, I would not worry about it if it were me.

Mar 10, 2009 | GE JVM1630 Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Kenmore micowave oven interior light


THe microwave has to be removed from the wall and then the outer cabinet has to be removed to get to the bulb. Do not do this with the unit plugged in and do not do this if u don't know how to work on a microwave as there is a shock hazard.

Jan 26, 2009 | Kenmore Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Microwave oven trouble


Obviously, heat escaping from anything heated in the oven will indirectly heat the walls and the magnetron is not 100% efficient so it radiates a good deal of heat but that is normally carried off by the cooling fan and exhausted into the room air.

Oct 30, 2008 | Kenmore 63252 Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Microwave back wall slightly damaged by alumminun foil. Is this a big deal. Wife is afraid it will leak radiation. I say phooey!


A microwave oven does not generate ionizing radiation, it's just radio waves. All it can do is burn you.

But the spot should be repaired so that food particles and grease do not accumulate there and cause arcing or rust.

It will have to be sanded smooth and clean and dried thoroughly.

Then you can apply some high-temperature appliance paint, available from places like Wal-Mart, Lowe's or Builder's Square.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Jun 26, 2008 | Microwave Ovens

1 Answer

Emerson 1000 Watt Microwave


There is a good possibility that microwave energy is leaking near the magnetron tube, or some other high voltage electrical problem is occurring. I would recommend having it tested by qualified microwave repair technician. A few things you can do....
-Make sure the door seal is clean and no corrosion.
-Check the interior for rust spots or holes and make sure it's clean inside.

Jan 16, 2008 | Emerson MW8102SS 1100 Watts Microwave Oven

1 Answer

Microwave Not heating Foodas quick


You can find parts lists and diagrams on this Sears Web Page. There is a good possibility that your magnetron tube is getting weak. Make sure the interior is clean and doesn't have any rust or holes in it. Also check the seal around the door for corrosion. If you're not familiar with electrical and electronic repair work, you may need to take it to an experienced microwave service technician to get an accurate diagnosis of all the needed parts.

Jan 16, 2008 | Microwave Ovens

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kenmore 62702 Microwave Oven Logo

Related Topics:

159 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Microwave Ovens Experts

William Miller
William Miller

Level 3 Expert

9047 Answers

Devabhakthuni...
Devabhakthuni...

Level 2 Expert

225 Answers

Jaime Hernandez

Level 3 Expert

2318 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Microwave Oven Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...