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Hi There, I have a Frigidaire PLMV169DCD. the problem is I have the windows showing push clear to enter time, The only 2 buttons working are the fan and light. everything else is not working. I tried to clean the contacts on the ribon cable with no luck. could it be the panel or the control panel?

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Chances are it's the keypad.

If you (or someone you know) might want to replace it yourself, I have uploaded a handy guide with pictures showing you what's typically involved.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

There should also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting & testing.

If you would like to have us do this for you, we do that for $39.95 plus part costs.

Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your model number) for more information & help.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

William E. Miller
prototech@usa.net
http://www.microwavedisplay.com

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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http://www.microwavedisplay.com

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