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Waveguide Cover Replacement

Topics:

  • Should the waveguide cover in Microwave be replaced if it is burnt, chipped, or cracked?
  • Is a service technician required to replace the waveguide cover in a microwave?
  • Can the Microwave be used without the waveguide cover?
  • What is the purpose of the microwave waveguide cover?
  • Waveguide cover

Answer:

The waveguide cover protects the gap where the microwaves enter the oven cavity from where they are produced by the magnetron. Additionally, it stops moisture and food particles from getting into the "workings" of the microwave.

  • Replace the waveguide cover if it is burnt, chipped, or cracked.
  • Do not operate a unit with a burnt, chipped, or cracked waveguide cover or without the waveguide cover in place.
  • The waveguide cover can be replaced by an owner.
    • MS24 and MW24: Pull out the old waveguide cover and push in the new waveguide cover.
    • MC24 and MWC24: Remove the screw holding the waveguide cover in place. Screw in the new waveguide cover.

Contact a Factory Certified Parts Distributor to order parts. If a service technician is preferred, contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.

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