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I have rust on the inside of the door of my microwave. Also, the floor of the microwave oven has a chip in it. Can I use any kind of paint to repair this damage?

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Rust in microwave


If the wall of the cavity is not rusted too badly, you can sand it down to metal and touch it up with catalytic paint made specifically for microwave oven cavities. You should be able to get this paint at any appliance parts house. After this repair, be sure to wipe down the inside of the cavity to get the condensation cleared out after you cook in it. I usually leave the door open for an hour or so to be sure that it dries out completely.

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There is rust inside the microwave, ist it still safe to use


if the unit starts to spark then you can buy microwave paint but if it goes through the door or the base then a professonal repair is best,clean the rust with rubbing paper and coat with thin layers let each one dry and build up a good layer of paint,hope this helps.

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Paint inside microwave is chipped and blistered. How do you fix it?


HI,
If you are able to spent money for a new Microwave then go for a new one.
If you are interested to repair and reuse the existing Microwave then keep on thing in mind, if you paint it then also it will not lasts for a long time as the metal underneath is rusted.
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I have a sharp household microwave oven model R410LK - I am not sure if it is safe as I have paint chips coming off the interior roof and floor of this microwave. The floor now has a black ring on it...


The rusted areas 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.

Then be sure to promptly clean up any spills or steam after using the oven.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

Dec 18, 2010 | Microwave Ovens

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Bottom of door inside badly rusted - oven works fine


Yes you can paint it.. Begin by removing the rust with either a wire brush or a thick paste product called naval jelly. Then prime the area and finally paint it with appliance paint, abailable in a spray can at most hardware stores in the color of your appliance.

May 26, 2009 | General Electric Microwave Oven

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My microwave oven has are rust spots;can I paint over them?


Yes, you can paint over the spots and no, it's not dangerous. I'd let the paint thoroughly dry before using the oven -- it could otherwise cause paint to buckle/ripple/etc.

May 03, 2009 | Microwave Ovens

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The door on my Whirlpool 1200 watt microwave has some paint missing on the inside of the door. It's just below the door window. I think my wife had a small fire a year or so ago and she is concerned about...


If the metal of the oven is chipped or charred, it will have to be sanded smooth and clean and dried thoroughly.

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

Otherwise, you may get rust and/or arcing.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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Paint has chipped off bottom of MW


Moisture accumulation can sometimes be caused if the cooling fan is not running properly or if the vents in the back are blocked or there is not enough free space around the sides and back of the microwave.

One thing that helps is to keep the door open a few minutes after using it and to wipe down the inside after use.

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

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

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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Bottom of GE interior door microwave is burnt/rusted


just use sand paper to clean the rust then use some high temperature paint (sold in tins) eg spray paint but it must be labeled high temperature and spray 2 to 3 coats . your microwave should be safe again

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As long as the waveguide itself isn't damaged, you should be able to replace the shield without issue... That shield only prevents food from splashing onto the waveguide itself and is not part of the microwave RF protection... Check your local hardware store for touch up paint.. shouldn't matter what brand as long as it contains rust inhibitors.. Good luck...

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