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Night lights do not work

The nightlights (2) have stopped working. I've replaced with new recommended ones, but still no luck. The keypad nightlight features also have no effect. Is this a common issue and if so, is it something that I can repair myself?

Frank
Baltimore, MD

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We see this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide for $39.95 postpaid.

This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.

This can often also affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inoperable or stuck on too.

Details of our service and critical safety information and disassembly information is at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

Posted on Feb 03, 2008

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