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Help I inadvertently, turned the microwave on instead of the timer. It burned the bottom of the microwave, is there anything I can do? It cracked the turntable and melted the plastic holder. Everything works on the outside, but I am frightened to use it incase it catches fire. Is there anything I can do Carolyn

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You will need to replace the damaged parts.

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If the cavity metal of the oven is charred or chipped, the area will first have to be sanded smooth and cleaned and dried thoroughly.

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

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