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My fan works on my microwave by it does not draw suction

My fan works on my microwave by it does not draw any fumes away from the stove when cooking.

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Actually, the fan in the microwave is only there to cool down the magnetron which cooks the food. It gets very hot over a period of time and the maintains constant temperature across it. Suggest you use an extractor to remove fumes.

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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