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We think either oven cleaner or water got into our l980

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we think either oven cleaner or water got into our l980 range with built in micro oen in bottom and everything orks, but micro..the timer worrks but all we get is a funny odor....please help two old citizens
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thanks for using this service, if you have been waiting do not worry or get upset I am just one of the techs on here and I try to get to as many customers as I can and I just picked up your question now. Please give me time to respond as typing, researching and adding links takes me time to do so please be patient and often I will ask you questions to narrow down the issue so do not rate me until we are done thanks.

Does the unit work fine other than the smell?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
everything works except the microwave IN THE OVEN
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no-the micro=wave function doesn't work--it sounds like the fan dos but it smells like something is burning
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! The odor is likely the high voltage transformer windings burning. There are no parts available for these older units with the oven/micro combo and even fewer techs that will work on them. You will likely need to just use a counter top microwave and just not use the one that is in the oven.