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Fan and light keep running and panel is blank

After using microwave the fan and light kept running and I could not get it to turn off. panel is blank. no functions would operate. ended up turning off circuit breaker.

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Mcdevito75 here, Sounds as though the control board could be faulty, check with any appliance repair center in your area.

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