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When I turn on the micowave; smell somthing burning

I have kitchenaid built in microwave Model KCMS145JSS. All of a sudden, seem like something is burning when I just turn on.

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The magnetron (the part that heats the food) may be ready to burn out. If you smell the burning, you should then unplug the microwave, open it up and see if you can determine for sure that it is coming from that part. Unfortunately even if I am right, it is almost more cost effective to just replace the microwave rather than replace that part. You can run this microwave till it dies if you want, but I would be ready with a new one.

Let me know how this works out for you.

Benjamin

Posted on Apr 30, 2010

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