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Kenmore microwave My microwave suddenly stopped working on the keypad. The digital clock is lit, but none of the buttons work & the clock appears to be counting up by the minute. It worked fine 5 minutes before. I'm puzzled. Does anyone have a solution?

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The Keypad is a Circuit.Each of the Function Buttons is a switch. The same "Touch" Techinology as is used of your TV Remote Control Pad or your Telephone. It would appear that your Keypad Circuit is Open, not allowing touch commands to reach the Control Board.The Keypad will have to be replaced. Best done by a Professional. I have seen "Rare" cases of a defective Door Switch causing such symptoms.

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