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Microwave started smoking and stopped working

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  • 4diana Dec 03, 2008

    Kenmore
    model 721.63109.300



    It made a pop and smelled of electrical burn over a month ago. We found a small black burn mark inside the upper door area. It has continued to work since that time.

    However, yesterday, it happened again. Now there are two small holes and black burn marks about one inch away from the previous mark. Safe to use or replacement time:

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    2 years 2 months old and just started smoking out the bottom left side within seconds of starting it.

  • jturnervc Mar 30, 2009

    Same exact problem as 4diana.

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Did it smell electrical or like something arcing?

I would suspect your magnetron or high voltage transformer has failed.

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