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The Display is Dim. Hard to read the numbers.

I am working on my Sharp microwave, model R-314FS. The microwave still functions, but the backlighting (LED's) on the control board no longer light up and therefore don't project through the front panel.

I tested the LED's with a meter and they appear to be good.

Has anyone had these go out before? Microwave is about 7 years old at this point, but not worth tossing in the trash.

Thanks... Don

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I have the same model and problem. The time display is totally unreadable. Looking for a solution as well. I suspect given the cost (I believe around $60), it's time for a new one. Anyone have any suggestions or easy repair ideas?

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