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SOURCE: The microwave model is Kenmore 721.62464201. It's arcing.

This is usually caused by grease or food debris.

First these areas
should be cleaned with a mild, non-ammonia cleaner on a soft cloth. You can use a grille brush if it's stubborn.

Any metal chipped or charred metal will have to be sanded smooth and clean.


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

You can find handy exploded views and order any needed parts at the Sears Parts Site.

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