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Built-in Microwave Oven Over Cooktop

Our 2+ year microwave oven is already "toast." The repairman said the same thing happened to him and thinks it's due to steam from cooking destroying the electronics. Is this typical?

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  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    It can be.

    You should always have the hood vent fan on when you cook on the stove top.

    Please reply back with your brand and model number and let us know what your specific trouble is so we can help you with getting it fixed.

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