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My MW8108p is flashing and making noises

The Side metal plate is making popping noises and flashing white. I keep expecting Carrie Ann to come flying out of the microwave. Is there something i should do or should I keep it running until her arrival?

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  • southrnaccnt Nov 23, 2008

    Mine only did this randomly and very briefly (by the time I walked across the kitchen). It happened so infrequently I wasn't worried, but now, my computer makes a humming ?working? noise and the "working" light comes on. HOWEVER, it does not heat. Did I wait too late? Is there any hope? Time for a trip to the store? The microwave is only 5.5 years old.

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Do not use the oven! It sounds like the wave guide cover is burned and this poses a fire hazard should you continue to use it. Have a technician look at it and if this is the problem, it is usually a cheap fix.

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For more help from Emerson http://www.emersonradio.com ; Get help using your appliance 1-800-898-9020 ; Get help locating a servicer or parts 1-800-695-0098.

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