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I need to replace the waveguide in my Thermador MBBS / 01 microwave.

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Waveguide "cover"I presume? The waveguide is part of the chassis and cannot be replaced.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number from the tag on the oven here.

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Posted on May 26, 2011

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Sparks aplenty!


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

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

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

If your waveguide cover is burned, it will need to be replaced.

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