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Frame is sparking and smoking

I just traded a microwave that I've had for well over a decade that never once had a problem for big EMERSON microwave. Maybe a week or two after we had it the frame around the microwave started sparking and smoking. I can see that some of the paint has rubbed away and a little metal showing. We put tape over it and it works for a short period of time before it starts doing the same thing again, burning a hole in the tape. I was told to put nail polish over the spot, but I don't know about that. Do you have any suggestions?

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Re: Frame is sparking and smoking

Re-trade or go buy a new one this unit is not worth repairing. Go buy a new one their cheap nowadays.And for God sakes unplug it, keep fire extinguisher handy and tell the kids not to use it. You could have an electrical short in there.

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