I have a JE1860 Microwave that is about 5 years old.It looks like about 5 inches of the seam inside the cavity is cracked in the rear bottom corner and is showing signs of rust below the paint. Is this dangerous?Can I Caulk it with something?
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Check with the manufacturer of unit directly to see what they can or will do for you. If cosmetics are not covered under the warranty you may be out of luck. But as you say it is less than a year old and have your receipt handy .................
Sorry, but the best and probably only safe option is to replace the whole microwave. I have been working on microwaves for 25 plus years and anytime I came across a hole anywhere in the cavity we replaced the microwave.
This sounds like carbon build up reacting to RF energy. You need to find where the burn spot is and correct it. It's probably behind or on the waveguide cover usually on the right side of the oven cavity. It looks like a brownish-tan plate about 2-3 inches by 4-5 inches. It's actually made out of mica or plastic. If you can't find the source of this problem, it may be inside the waveguide in which case the unit is not really repairable.
With all due respect, what are you doing to it? If you use it with nothing in the cavity, that will kill the magnetron otherwise it will last for years and years. Very unusual and Bosch is a well respected name. If there is a probem with the oven, Bosch will replace it so take it up with Bosch.
The area will
first have to be sanded smooth and
cleaned and dried thoroughly.
If the cavity metal of
the oven is cracked or split, you can use a small amount
of steel-based epoxy such as JB-WELD
to patch the crack or hole.
Once that dries
thoroughly, you can sand it very smooth.
Then you can apply some
high-temperature appliance paint, available from places like Wal-Mart,
Lowe's or Builder's Square. We're
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1. You have to clean m/w inside from all kind of grease and food resedue.
2. Inspected m/w cavity inside and clean all burning spots with sand paper.
3.Apply touch paint on this spots.
Different color touch paint you can buy at any appliance patrs store.