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LCD panel dimly lit, microwave works fine.

We had apower outage in our area and when it was restored the LCD panel on the microwave barely is visible. It looks like it is working at 30 Hz when it should be running at 60 Hz. If you push the screen where the buttons should be, the oven will will work fine. Any suggestions? This is a Dacor model DMT2420S, about four years old.

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You have two options for this model:

We can repair your control unit for $39.95 in about a week or you can order a modified control unit with our proprietary upgrades for $115, then if you return your defective control unit in repairable, good cosmetic condition, we'll give you a core refund of $30.

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

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Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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