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Display LED's are mostly burned out. and the interior light went out. Sharp Mod.# R-508AK

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You have to remove the outside cover to get to the light bulb. Once you have the cover off, you'll see the bulb socket to the right of the oven.

Replacements are readily available at grocery stores, places like Wal-Mart or Lowes, and hardware stores.

Concerning the display and controller, we regularly repair these for customers nationwide with our guaranteed $39.95 service in about a week.

Feel free to contact me directly for more information & help.

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William E. Miller
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http://www.microwavedisplay.com

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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