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That is usually the mica sheet or the wave guide cover. If it is just the mica sheet that is replaceable and usually you can pick up a mica sheet at your local repair center and use your old mica sheet to cut a duplicate.

However if the wave guide has been burned then the microwave is not repairable and just has to be replaced.

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Take it in for repairs or just replace it

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