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Was cleaning inside of microwave and noticed the paint was bubbled and when I cleaned this area, all paint came off and metal was exposed 9about a 2 inch area). Should I use the microwave or will arching occur? What should I do about the metal exposed area? Many thanks, Bonnie

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Hi Bonnie,

Do not use the microwave with the exposed metal surface.

What you can do is pick up some appliance touch up paint, it comes in a small plastic bottle with a brush. It looks similar to fingernail polish. It should be available at an appliance store such as Sears, Lowes, Home Depot etc.

Clean the area good and use sandpaper or steel wool if needed to make sure the area is smooth and clean. Then use the touch up paint to recoat the surface. Let dry before using the microwave oven, usually a couple hours or so.

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