Questions tagged [microwave-oven]

For questions about microwave ovens -- i.e. countertop or built-in cooking appliances that use radio energy to heat food.

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Microwave gave me an electric / static shock

I was using a microwave at work the other day and it's quite small, I was putting something in there with both hands and my right hand brushed against the section that is usually on the right that ...
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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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Is there a non-specialty paint that can be used on microwave interior?

The interior of my older low-end microwave, where the rotating tray rollers contact, has worn through the original finish and become rusty. There are specific microwave refinishing paints available, ...
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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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How to get rid of burned oil smell from microwave?

A few days ago, I made a blunder cooking popcorn and left the pot on the stove to burn the canola oil to a nice black paste. Smoke everywhere, and it took most of an hour to air it out. Smelled awful. ...
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How to access OTR microwave exhaust vent/ducting

I currently have an OTR microwave that is externally vented The exhaust vent for the microwave is concealed by cabinets above the microwave, and inside the cabinets the ducting itself is concealed by ...
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What is this microwave oven part called?

My Panasonic NN-SD945S microwave oven now stops operating after 2-3 seconds. I think the problem is with the mechanism on the oven's "box" where the door's latch hooks into. This mechanism ...
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Self Aligning Screws for OTR Microwave

While installing a GE Over the Counter Microwave, the little black (springs? guides?) in the holes on the top of the Microwave, fell down inside the Microwave. Is this a problem? The screws appear ...
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Microwave only shorting in the winter

We moved into our home last winter and completely at random the microwave would short the breaker. We know that it has 2 plugs for the same breaker but we only ever plug in the microwave on it and if ...
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Best way to shield microwave and cabinets from stovetop steam

We recently installed new cabinets in our kitchen and we also had our microwave vented to the outside. From this two problems have arisen. the Samsung microwave now sporadically gives a C-F0 error....
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Identifying microwave diode that goes from transformer to capacitor

I have a Panasonic Microwave oven (Model: nn-mx25wf). A couple months ago the fuse blew and had to replace it along with the capacitor and diode that connects from the capacitor to the chassis. The ...
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Microwave and Oven Reset

I have a Sharp Microwave and a Whirlpool Oven. A couple of times I've noticed that they've reset and the time clock is flashing. I've already had an electrician check the fusebox and says it is fine....
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How to Disassemble my microwave door?

We had an incident where boiling milk boiled over and spilt all over the counter and dripped onto the microwave where it seems to have entered a space in my microwave door. I would like to open it. ...
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I need the top screw demensions for a GE Profile™ Series 1.7 Cu. Ft. Convection Over-the-Range Microwave Oven

I managed to fit our new GE Profile™ Series 1.7 Cu. Ft. Convection Over-the-Range Microwave Oven PVM9179SFSS into the wall mount but the holes I drilled for the top screws are in the wrong place. I ...
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Microwave problems

I have a small sunbeam microwave that I don't use that often. I keep it unplugged when it isn't in use. Lately, when I plug it in, the keypad doesn't activate and the display doesn't light up. However,...