June 26, 2016

How to repair arc or burn marks in a microwave video

By Sears PartsDirect staff
How to repair arc and burn marks in a microwave.
How to repair arc and burn marks in a microwave.

This video from Sears PartsDirect will show you how to repair microwave arc and burn marks with touch-up paint. Sometimes placing aluminum foil close to the sides, or using your microwave rack incorrectly, can create an electric spark in your microwave, burning the inside of the unit.

There is an easy way you can repair these types of burns using touch-up paint. This video will walk you through that process and show you some ways that you can avoid burning your microwave in the future. You can read a full transcript of the video below.

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These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your wall oven.

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Learn how to replace a damaged outer window panel on your wall oven door with these step-by-step instructions.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less
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Get your oven temperature under your control by replacing a faulty oven control thermostat.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 60 minutes or less
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The thermal fuse trips to prevent the over from excessively overheating. The oven won't heat again until you replace the fuse.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 60 minutes or less

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