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Water leaks into microwave oven

My partiallly disabled son lives in public housing.  On returning to his apartment after a short absence he discovered that water had entered his apartment when the tenant above him had let the zinc run over.  When my son was mopping up the water and picked up his unplugged microwave, he found that water ran out of it.  He has not plugged it in.  I told his to stand it on end with the door propped open and let a fan blow air in and around it.  Do you have any other suggestions before he attempts to turn it on.  Thanks. Charles E. Owens

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Ok really if someone dareing enough to open the panel for microwave the shell i mean take to the porch let sun heat it for at least 2 days then go threw lightly wipe down insides of micro with water clothe to get water residue out of micro then place shell back on and screw down
once water gets into micro. its hard to tell how there performance will be after wards and putting a fan directly on a fan to airout wont help this will create other little problems like mold build up

the best thing is what i suggested at top you need a heat source to cook and evaporate the water inside which is the sun

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