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Volume buttons everything else on the receiver works fine, but the volume buttons don't. it is an all weather receiver but there was some very light rust around the edge. do i need a new face or is it something in the receiver. i took it to my local place who tried some sodering and cleaning but couldn't get it anywhere.

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The tact switches have failed to the vol up and down switches. This is common as they do the most work. replacing the switches will fix it

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