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Removing Odors and Smells - Countertop Microwave

Removing Odors and Smells from the Microwave

To help remove odors and/or smells from the microwave try using lemon juice or vinegar. 

  1. Thoroughly clean the interior of the microwave using mild soap and water with a soft cloth or sponge; removing any food debris or spills. 
  2. Heat 1 cup (250 mL) of water with 1 tbs (15 mL) of either lemon juice or vinegar for 2 to 5 minutes in the microwave.
  3. Dry the interior with a microfiber cloth.

Is odor coming from the Microwave Oven during convection and/or grill cooking?

This is normal for the first few convection and/or grill cycles. The odor will dissipate with repeated use.

CLICK HERE to watch a video on removing unwanted odors from your microwave.

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