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Key Pad only works on some numbers. Others do not respond when pushed

If you push some keys on the key pad they do not work. Such as #2, 4 ,7 aand the start/enter key. Others like the add 30 Sec key and the # 1, 3 Defrost and other keys work normally. How do you replace the key pad

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Re: Key Pad only works on some numbers. Others do not...

Unplug the unit. Generally, remove the screws inside the door that hold on the faceplate. Inside, it will become rather obvious how to detach the keypad from the main circuit board. Note that some of the screws are longer than others. Carefully unplug the wire loom from the board. Note that these plugs have a small movable section. Flush to the board is lock...up is unlocked. Make sure when you push the loom in that the section is up...then push it down. By the way...before you buy a new part, unplug each connection related to the key panel and reinstall. It may just fix it.

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