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Leaking microwave oven???

While cooking micro popcorn I noticed steam coming out of oven while door shut and oven operating. necer saw that before, dangerous???

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    William Miller May 11, 2010

    It's normal for steam (from boiling water inside the popcorn kernels) to come out of the vents.

    But just to be safe, where did the steam come from specifically?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Every time we use the Microwave oven it causes our wireless TV signal to go out. It is frustrating when watching a Hulu or Netflex movie. However, we are most concerned that the microwave may be leaking dangerous amounts of radiation. Otherwise it works fine. Are we in any danger or should we be fine to continue using it?

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The steam is perfectly safe, as with any other oven it has vents. Just as long as the door is shut and intact your safe.

Posted on Mar 11, 2008

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