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MBV1976AAP Will not dispense. When pressing button, no lights no beer! Actually, not a single light on the panel lights (except the main light for the entire door). Beer is cold. It just does not dispense.

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I have the same problem with my skybox. Will not dispense. I found a web site that has the part to fix the problem.Have not fixed it my self yet but this should do the trick.(repair (board,pcb flipper door)The sensor burns out do to condestation.The sensor is in the door next to the flipper door.Removing this should be no problem with any kind of skill level.Good luck.

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