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BREAKING MICROWAVE SAFE DISHES

MY BRAND NEW SPACEMAKER IS CAUSING MY MICROWAVE SAFE DISHES TO GET HOT TO THE TOUCH AND BREAK COMPLETELY IN HALF WHILE COOKING. THIS IS MY SECOND SPACEMAKER AND I'VE HAD THE DISHES A FEW YEARS WITH NO INCIDENT. WHAT'S GOING ON?? THANKS FOR ANY HELP!

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  • mackinnon_k Feb 11, 2008

    It's true that the problem does not occur with a lower setting but I have to heat the food longer. I'm concerned that there may be a problem with the microwave as I've used the same microwave safe dishes for a couple of years in my last Spacemaker. I realize that microwaves may vary but ........ I've never had it happen before.
    Thank you for your input!!
    K

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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Have you tried running the unit at a lower power setting?

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I would recommend having it looked at. Sounds like the magnetron or the maser is malfunctioning and not operating within it limits which could be potentially dangerous.

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