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

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Try placing a dishrag pad at the corner of the opening that makes contact first and giving the door a few gentle but firm shoves to reverse the twist. Use caution if there's a glass panel in the door. …
answered Jan 25 '16 by isherwood
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I would not do this. You almost certainly have options. While one bolt may support the weight, the chassis will have a tendency to flex and distort. This could result in visible warping along the top, …
answered Feb 11 by isherwood
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It's not really surprising that an example of the lightweight sheet metal that passes for an appliance these days is askew. I'd have done just what you did, assuming that there are no signs of damage …
answered Apr 3 '18 by isherwood
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I helped a friend solve this very mysterious situation recently. Although every range hood microwave I'd ever seen or installed had screws run through the shelf above, this one had screws from the sid …
answered Jan 20 '16 by isherwood
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Some older models attach through the sides. Look for screws through the cabinet frame that may be concealed by plastic caps, stickers, or the cabinet hardware.
answered Jun 13 '17 by isherwood
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It's fairly rare for microwave range hoods to be vented outside in newer homes unless specifically requested by the initial owner (at least in my part of the world, where any exhaust vent wastes expen …
answered Feb 17 '17 by isherwood
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There should be no problem assuming that you leave adequate clearance around the unit. Any appliance becomes a fire risk if there's flammable junk piled against it. Also be diligent about vacuuming …
answered Sep 16 by isherwood