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GE Microwave JVM1660WB - Vent went up in flames

I was cooking a dish that flames up and it flamed before I was expecting it and the flame went up the vent. The charcoal filter was actually on fire for a few seconds. So now when I try to use the vent it makes a very loud sound. It runs but it is scary noisy.

Any ideas or is it time for a new one?

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Definitely time for a new filter.

your oven may be shalvagable. Id remove it all take the cover off to inspect for damage.

I hope this helps

No more flaming foods in the micro!

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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