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Why won't heat on inside although hot air comes out on side of microwave?

After cleaning inside with oven cleaner microwave does not heat on inside although you can feel heat on outside

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The heat could be coming from the magnetron. they will still heat up even if not outputting any power. the magnetron is more than likely bad.

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Oven cleaner should not be used on a microwave oven.

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This is usually due to grease or food particles stuck to the inside of the oven or stuck on or behind the waveguide cover.

When it gets heated repeatedly, it chars and eventually carbonizes.

Unless it sparks or is cracked or broken, it should be okay, but if you notice it getting darker over time, I'd order a new one.

You can order Sharp parts from Tritronics at http://www.wehaveparts.com

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