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How to best connect this microwave to the exhaust vent?

I'm trying to connect my microwave to the existing exhaust vent. The problem is that the microwave is about 1 inch to the left of the actual vent. This is the part that I'm struggling with. I have ...
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Why does my microwave trip my AFCI only when it's mostly empty?

I live in a recently redone home and I'm having a very odd electrical issue. My microwave is intermittently tripping a combination arc fault breaker only when it is mostly empty, e.g. one slice of ...
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Can IKEA FRAMTID built-in microwave be installed in a 24"-wide cabinet?

The FRAMTID microwave is listed as 30" but its' body is 21.8" wide. It looks like it would physically fit into a 24"-wide IKEA cabinet, and appears to be front/top- (not side-) vented. I even saw it ...
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What could be the reason for the Microwave door to have burning spots and smell after use?

All of sudden my 9 year old microwave produced burning sound and smell just a minute or so into the operation, and after turning it off there are a couple of black spots (size of a penny) on the ...
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Microwave not heating - replaced magnetron; now what?

We've got a over-range microwave that's part of our 4 appliance set, so I'm not particularly interested in replacing it. It previously had an issue where it was buzzing very loud and not heating and I ...
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Microwave not heating: Should I pay a contractor to diagnose?

My microwave is turning on, but it's no longer heating food. It just runs until the timer finishes, but the food is not being heated. I read a few articles online that say microwaves aren't easy for ...
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Hanging an over-the-range microwave without top cabinet

I have an over-the-range microwave with wall bracket but no cabinets above. It is safe to hang it solely by the wall bracket or is the top cabinet to bolt it to a requirement? If it matters, this is ...
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Should I replace my magnetron? Is there anything else upstream of the mode stirrer?

I have a very nice over-the-range microwave that died after 6 years of use (or after 8 months of renting to a very messy person). To replace with the same model used would be cost over $250, thus I ...
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How to repair a microwave door with a broken spot weld

My microwave door slacks down and I have to lift it up a bit before shutting it. I sent this picture to Frigidaire and asked what I should do: Their support emailed me back saying: I'm sorry, ...
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How to identify circuit breaker to non-functioning built-in microwave oven?

I have a wall-mounted over-the-range microwave oven that is completely non-operational at the moment; from the user's point of view, it's as if it were unplugged, but it is. Unfortunately, access to ...
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Faulty rotary knob on AEG microwave

This microwave has a rotary knob which is used to manually set the cooking time, with a digital display. Over time the knob has started to work very unreliably: some days one can rotate and set the ...
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Why would my microwave continually rotate when connected to a voltage stabilizer which is also used for a refrigerator?

When I connected my microwave oven to a voltage stabilizer which is being used for refrigerator,the microwave oven motor starts working without any functions provided.The motor keeps on rotating at ...
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How to fix or replace the timer button of a microwave oven?

I have a microwave oven which timer button is broken. I would like to fix it (by using glue?) or replace it (with a similar "key"). The oven is a Samsung M1714. However, I am afraid of making things ...
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Is there a problem in putting an oven over the microwave oven?

I have an electric oven and a microwave oven. I used to keep the microwave on top of the old refrigerator. Now I've got a taller new refrigerator, and I read it's not safe to keep the microwave oven ...