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Hole in the microwave

Hello how are you. the other night i was poping popcorn and my microwave starting smoking. it burnt the popcorn i cleaned it out and took all the kernals out i turned it back on it it starting burning again. i decided not to use it a gain i would waite till the morning .so i did and the next thing you know the microwave sparked and the dish that i had melted itook it out and there was a metal piece attached to it know ther is a whole in the microwave i can see into it should i through it out or is ther a way to fix it

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Where exactly is the hole in the microwave?

If it's a hole in the actual metal chassis of the oven, it should not be used and you should contact Dacor customer service:
http://ww2.dacor.com/services/index.asp

Quite often this is due to grease or food particles stuck to the inside of the oven or stuck on or behind the waveguide cover.

The waveguide cover is usually about the size of a playing card and often held in place by a plastic rivet.

It can be fragile, and the metal edges of the oven behind it can be sharp, so be careful!

The cover and the metal behind it should be cleaned with a mild, non-ammonia cleaner.

If the cavity metal of the oven is chipped or charred, it will have to be sanded smmoth and clean.

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

If your waveguide cover is burned, it will need to be replaced. Dacor can help you find one.

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

Posted on Dec 06, 2007

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