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JCPenney microwave oven model #5919 Electronics panel is failing. After unplugging to wipe it down, I cannot set any functions, the first of which is always the clock. The panel will let me enter one numeric digit, and that's it. I have unplugged the unit for 24 hours and tried again. Same problem. One digit, and one digit only. The cooking functions all worked fine before unplugging it and cleaning it.

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It sounds like moisture has gotten into the controls. If it can be dried with a hair dryer or the sun, that might work.

I used to work on a lot of these about 20 years ago, and if it needs to be repaired, I truly doubt that it can be done. One would have to replace several capacitors, at the very least.

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If the display is changing by itself despite your pressing the turntable pad, i would say the turntable pad is failing on the keypad.

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If that doesn't work, leave it unplugged for about 5 minutes.

Then if it still fails, you may have a failing keypad.

Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your full model number from the tag on the unit) for more information & help.

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http://www2.panasonic.com/consumer-electronics/support/Home-Appliances/Microwave-Ovens/Genius/Prestige/model.NN-P295SF
In all likelihood the mangnetron has failed, or perhaps even the Power Supply. or a fault that is shutting the system down for safety reasons You need to have it serviced by a reputable service centre/man. Ensure you get a firm "Quote" before proceeding, and remember these days the cost of repair can equal or exceed the price of a new one.
Service manual below, troubleshoot with that. http://www.eserviceinfo.com/downloadsm/5734/PANASONIC_NN-K652.html

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The oven operation can be locked to prevent the microwave from accidentally being turned on. All oven functions can be locked.

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