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Touch pad not working properly

When you start the microwave, it will go through 1 cooking cycle fine, and then the touch pad becomes unresponsive. If unpluged and pluged back in, again the microwave will go through one cooking cycle and then the touch pad becomes unresponsive again. The microwave is 14 months old. Any suggestions?

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That sounds like the interface controller which is just a little computer chip that cotrols everything and watches the signals from the touchpad is having problems. Usually these will behave like this and then just stop so your touchpad is totally dead. It may take out the time displays as well.

If you have warrenty from GE or the store it will be covered. If you are not covered then it can cost about the same or more as a new microwave as they will have to replace the board. Check your warrenty's, then check the repair cost and check replacement costs. Usually a new microwave is the cheapest.

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