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When I plug in my grill and push the power button, no lights come on and the grill does not heat up. This is the second grill of the same model I have owned with the same problem. The first one I returned to AAFES within a week for a replacement. I live in Japan where I work for the U.S. military, and the appliance repair shop here told me they could not fix the grill without parts, but did not tell me what parts. Have you seen this problem in other grills, is there a recall, and can I buy the part(s) needed to repair? Thanks for any assistance you can offer.

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These are the guys you need to talk to; it sounds like the control board is fried. easy to fix if you can get one - just swap. Hope this helps :)

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