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Is my microwave on its way out?

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Yorkiegirl Sun 06-Feb-05 17:11:00

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Yorkiegirl Sun 06-Feb-05 18:34:17

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roisin Sun 06-Feb-05 18:39:05

Are these bowls you've always used in m/w? Test for a microwaveable bowl is to put a cup of water in the bowl, heat for 1 minutes. The water should be hot, the bowl should not.

Blossomhill Sun 06-Feb-05 18:39:12

How old is it YG?

helsi Sun 06-Feb-05 20:56:08

I am replying on behalf of YG. She says the microwavw is about a year old and the bowls are microwave friendly!

helsi Sun 06-Feb-05 21:24:07

bump on behalf of YG

Yorkiegirl Mon 07-Feb-05 15:36:57

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Yorkiegirl Mon 07-Feb-05 18:32:28

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roisin Mon 07-Feb-05 18:38:59

Yorkiegirl, I'm not a scientist, but I can't see how a faulty microwave could heat the bowl but not the food.

Have you tried your bowls in Helsi's microwave, for instance?

Could you do some trials with a cup full of water and 1 minute HIGH with various different bowls.

(If m/w is working OK and bowls are really m/w safe the water should be almost boiling, but the bowl cold.)

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