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Maytag Microwage display screen is foggy

The display screen on my Maytag built-in microwage oven (showing time of day/ counting down the cook time) is foggy. Is there anything that I can do?

I think that someone cleaning it may have sprayed directly onto the screen and caused it to fog but I am not sure if that is what is wrong. All I know is that it looks foggy and is driving me crazy.

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At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

Then you can detach the keypad connector (as per attached photo) then remove the control panel screws.

Be careful not to crack the glass display when handling it, or it's a goner.

Then you can use a soft cloth (not a paper towel) and a mild cleaner (not ammonia-based) to clean the front surface of the VFD display glass and the rear side of the clear bezel (display window) that's attached to the keypad.

Direct spraying of cleaners on the keypad and steam from the cooktop can damage the controls.

I always recommend that you spray non-ammonia cleaner on a soft cloth (not a paper towel which can scratch) and gently wipe the keypad.

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